Sample documents and explanatory papers

Sample documents and explanatory papers have been prepared by the Local Government and Regional Development Unit to assist councils and local government subsidiaries in the consideration, review and drafting of policies, registers, forms and other documents required under the Local Government Act 2019 and the Local Government (General) Regulations 2021.

Sample policies

Document Last updated
Accountable forms policy (council staff) 13 May 2021
Accountable forms policy (council staff).docx 25 Aug 2021
Accountable forms policy (members and CEO) 13 May 2021
Accountable forms policy (members and CEO).docx 25 Aug 2021
Asset management policy 13 May 2021
Asset management policy.docx 25 Aug 2021
Attendance at meetings via audio or audio visual conferencing system policy 25 Aug 2021
Breach of Code of Conduct complaint form 25 Aug 2021
Breach of Code of Conduct policy - All options 25 Aug 2021
Breach of Code of Conduct policy - Refer to third party only 25 Aug 2021
Caretaker policy 25 Aug 2021
Casting vote policy 24 Aug 2021
CEO code of conduct 25 Aug 2021
Confidential information and business policy 25 Aug 2021
Council staff code of conduct 25 Aug 2021
Credit card policy (council members and CEO) 25 Aug 2021
Credit card policy (council staff) 25 Aug 2021
Extra meeting allowance policy 25 Aug 2021
Filling casual vacancies policy - Council with appointed principal member 25 Aug 2021
Filling casual vacancies policy - Council with elected principal member 25 Aug 2021
Fraud and corruption control policy protection plan 26 Aug 2021
Gifts and benefits policy (council members) 25 Aug 2021
Human resource management policy 25 Aug 2021
List of committees and membership 25 Aug 2021
Other reasonable expenses and non-monetary benefits policy (council members) 25 Aug 2021
Professional development allowance policy 25 Aug 2021
Reasonable expenses for travel and accommodation policy (council members) 25 Aug 2021
Register of declared conflicts for council members 25 Aug 2021
Shared services policy 25 Aug 2021
Statutory declaration for sufficient interest in the assessment record 25 Aug 2021
Sufficient interest in the assessment record policy 25 Aug 2021

Last updated: 14 September 2021

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