Behavioural Standards for Elected Members
The Behavioural Standards for Council Members applies to Elected Members of all Councils throughout the State.
The Behavioural Standards for Council Members are established by the Minister for Local Government pursuant to section 75E of the Local Government Act 1999
The Behavioural Standards set out minimum standards of behaviour that are expected of all Council Members in the performance of their official functions and duties.
Behavioural Management Policy
The LGA Model Behavioural Management Policy applies to all South Australian Councils until each adopts their own within 12 months of the November 2022 election.
The Policy sets out:
- the requirements relating to the management of behaviour of council members
- the process for receipt and management of a complaint received regarding the conduct of a council member.
Download: LGA Model Behavioural Management Policy
Lodging a complaint
To assist in the administration, receipt and management of a complaint under the Behavioural Management Policy, complaints can be submitted in writing and marked "Confidential Council Member Complaint" via:
- email: email@example.com or;
- hard copy: City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters, P.O. Box 204, Kent Town SA 5071.
The Council has also adopted a number of policies that regulate specific aspects of the role of Elected Members, including:
- Elected Member Access to Legal Advice Policy
- Elected Member Allowances & Benefits Policy
- Elected Member Training & Development Policy
If you have any questions regarding the Behavioural Management Standards and Policy, please contact:
General Manager, Governance & Civic Affairs
T: 08 8366 4549