Local Government Legislator - ANZSCO 111311


Represents the interests of people in a constituency as their elected member of a local government authority.

Skill Level


Alternative Titles

1. Alderman (Aus)
2. Councillor

Occupation Lists

This occupation is on the following skills lists:
1. RSMS Occupations List
This occupation is not on the following skills lists:
3. Skilled Occupations List
4. Consolidated Sponsored Occupations List

Group: 1113 Legislators


represent the interests of people in constituencies as elected members of national, state and territory parliaments and local government authorities.


1. developing national, state, territory or local government policy, and formulating, amending and repealing legislation and by-laws
2. helping constituents with a range of problems particularly with regard to matters concerning government and local agencies
3. investigating matters of concern to the public and to particular persons and groups
4. introducing proposals for government action and representing public and electoral interests
5. issuing policy directions to government departments and exercising control over local government authorities
6. attending community functions and meetings of local groups to provide service to the community, gauge public opinion and provide information on government plans
7. may serve as a member on parliamentary committees and inquiries
8. may present petitions on behalf of concerned groups

Skill Level

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Occupations in this Group

1. 111311 Local Government Legislator
2. 111312 Member of Parliament
2. 111399 Legislators nec