; Annual Report 2015-2016 - Governance - City of Wanneroo

COVID-19 update - Sunday 16 January 2022

From 6pm Sunday 16 January, masks are to be worn at all indoor public venues, except for when undertaking vigorous indoor exercise. This includes all City facilities. More information.


Annual Report 2015-2016 - Governance

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Governance is the process of governing (formal or informal) by which Council makes decisions; distributes and exercises authority and power; determines strategic goals; develops institutional rules; and assigns responsibility for those matters.

Governance involves a focus on the clarity of roles and responsibilities, which support both internal and external accountability and public access to decision-making and information.

Democratic governance is the process by which democratically elected governments undertake their duty of governing for and on behalf of their constituents and community as a whole. This is essential to an understanding of good governance in the local government sector.