Council is required to adopt a new Councillor Code of Conduct within four months of the Council elections held on 24 October 2020, under the Local Government Act 2020.
The current Councillor Code of Conduct was adopted at the Council meeting on 16 December 2021.
Read the Councillor Code of Conduct for more information.
The Staff Code of Conduct defines the standard of behaviour for all staff.
Read the Staff Code of Conduct for more information.
The Volunteer Code of Conduct defines the standard of behaviour for all volunteers.
Read the Volunteer Code of Conduct for more information.
We are committed to being accessible and responsive to our community and members of the public and value respectful relationships.
At the 5 October 2021 Council Meeting a Mutual Respect Charter was adopted to support a key principle of providing a safe and respectful workplace. It is based on the principle of mutual respect and cooperation. It outlines the rights and responsibilities of the community, Councillors and staff in all Council-related interactions.
The Charter reads:
The community has the right and responsibility to:
Councillors and staff have the right and responsibility to: