MINISTER FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT — VISITS TO
1133. Hon SIMON O'BRIEN to the
Leader of the House representing the Minister for Local Government:
(1) Which local
governments has the minister visited in the current term of government and on
(2) What plans are there for future
visits to local governments?
I thank the honourable member for
some notice of the question.
(1) The minister
has advised that, since his appointment as Minister for Local Government, he
has engaged extensively with local governments and local government
professionals. This has occurred through visits to local governments,
attendance at regional council meetings, attendance at zone meetings,
attendance at conferences, attendance at events and launches, meetings and
telephone conversations. A list of visits and meetings with local governments
in the current term of government is provided. I table the attached
[See paper 3263.]
(2) It is the minister's
intention to continue his active engagement with local government.