We are more than just
a transparent Council.
The purpose is to allow citizens, through a participatory process, to refer acts of the executive and or legislature to the ballot before they become policies and law. The referendum also permits proposed legislation to the electorate for approval or rejection. Voting in a referendum is similar to casting a vote in the federal election. In a referendum, voters are required to write either ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ in the box opposite each question on the ballot paper. If the referendum is carried, the proposed law is given final Assent by the Governor