introduction
features & functions
- national
features & functions
- provincial
features & functions
- local
local government across the GCR
future change
working together
intergovernmental relations
political engagement
where are we going?
civic engagement
interactions with government
interactions with leaders
satisfaction with government
interactions with leaders

There is also a lot of evidence of a troubling distance between citizens and elected leaders, especially at the local government level. At a recent focus group undertaken by the GCRO to understand people‚Äôs perspectives on violent community protests, participants offered these damning comments on councillors:

   
Focus Group Commissioned by GCRO (2009) 'Violent Community Protest Roundtable'