Below are a range of useful resources, including further information on functional areas, checklists, templates and example documents.

These will continue to be added to, as the amalgamation process progresses. If your council wants to share your experiences and contribute material to the Toolkit, please contact us at

General resources

Managing the amalgamation

Asset management

Business systems

Commencement Day


Community consultation

Community services

Compliance and legal

No resources available at this stage.

Customer service

Due diligence

Environmental management

Financial management

Interim organisational structure

Integrated planning and reporting

Leading and managing workplace change

Marketing and brand management

Planning and development

Previous proclamations


Property management

  • No resources available at this stage.

Records management

Waste management

Working documents of councils preparing for 2016 mergers

Workplace reform / Human resources