Code of Conduct

Procedure 5.1.1 Version 5
Adopted 15 September 2017


Purpose of the Code of Conduct

The Code of Conduct sets the minimum requirements of conduct for Council officials in carrying out their functions. The Code is prescribed by regulation.

The Code of Conduct has been developed to assist Council officials to:

  • Understand the standards of conduct that are expected of them;
  • Enable them to fulfil their statutory duty to act honestly and exercise a reasonable degree of care and diligence (section 439); and
  • Act in a way that enhances public confidence in the integrity of local government.

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