The Role of the Council and of Councillors

The Local Government Act 1993 provides detailed information on the role of Council, and of Councillors as individuals. It may be viewed at:

Following is a brief outline:

The Council:

A Councillor:

Councillors have agreed to a code of conduct, that is a statement of the standard of behaviour that Councillors should be demonstrated and which the community can expect to be demonstrated, when they are carrying out their roles and functions.

The code of conduct policy is available at Council Policies and Codes

Code of conduct complaints can be lodged by filling in the following form and returning it to Council.

Code of Conduct Complaint Form

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