Councillor Code of Conduct

Responsible Department - Governance

Councillor Code of Conduct (85kb)


This Code of Conduct specifies the agreed standard of Councillor behaviour required for the ethical and professional performance of duties under  Section 76C of the Local Government Act 1989 (the Act).


Councillors are leaders elected to Council to provide vision, strategic direction and make policy decisions for the benefit of the community. They are required to work together constructively and in accordance with Sections 76B, 76BA, 76C, 76D, 76E and 77 of the Act.