Local Government The Tasmanian Government is committed to working cooperatively with all levels of Government within Tasmania. By working in collaboration with Local Government the State Government is able to deliver better services for communities' right around Tasmania. The role of Local Government within the three tiers of Government is critical to the overall structure of our governance system and is fully supported through the Minister's office and the Department of Local Government. Through Partnership Agreements with Tasmanian Local Governments all facets of services and development for the region can be worked on collaboratively to provide the most efficient and effective services possible. The Government has provided funding to build the prosperous relationship between State and Local Government. The State Labor Government values its relationship with local government and is committed to a sustainable future for local government in Tasmania.