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Department of Premier and Cabinet

Women in local government

Women's involvement in government is vital to the social and economic well being of communities, particularly at the local government level.

To encourage more women into local government, a co-operative approach has been adopted by the State Government and the Australian Local Government Women's Association (ALGWA).

ALGWA's principal aim is to support women's participation in Local Government. The National Framework for Women in Local Government was produced by ALGWA following extensive consultation with Women in Local Government in November 2001 to ascertain the issues effecting women's participation in Local Government in Australia.


Further information:

Contact Communities, Sport and Recreation (CSR)

Phone: 03 6165 8388
Toll-free phone: 1800 204 224
Fax: 03 6173 0257
Email: csr@communities.tas.gov.au

View the full contact details for CSR, including our North and North-West regional offices.

National Relay Service

If you are deaf, hearing-impaired or speech-impaired, you can contact us through the National Relay Service:

  • TTY users phone 133 677, then ask for 03 6165 8388
  • Speak and Listen users phone 1300 555 727 then ask for 03 6165 8388
  • Internet relay users connect to the NRS www.relayservice.gov.au then ask for 03 6165 8388.

Need an interpreter

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If you need an interpreter
Phone: 1314 50

Translating and Interpreting Service