Code of Conduct for Elected Members
In carrying out their duties as public officers, Elected Members are governed by Codes of Conduct established under the Local Government Act 1999.
The Code of Conduct for Council Members applies to Elected Members of all councils throughout the State.
The Code establishes the general principles and duties that must be observed by Elected Members in their role as public officers, including in relation to behaviour standards, use of information and resources, and conflicts of interest.
Download: Code of Conduct for Council Members
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
- Code of Conduct for Council Members - Complaint Handling Procedure