Code of Conduct for Councillors | Redland City Council

Code of Conduct for Councillors

The Local Government Act 2009 (Section 12) outlines the responsibilities of Councillors. Councillors represent the interests of residents of the area, ensure Council delivers on its plans and complies with legislation, and provide quality leadership for the community. They participate in meetings, policy development and decision-making for the benefit of the local community.

The Mayor has additional responsibilities including leading meetings, preparing the budget, providing strategic direction to Council’s Chief Executive Officer. When performing their responsibilities, Councillors must serve the overall public interest of the whole local government area.

Code of Conduct for Councillors of Redland City Council

The Code of Conduct for Councillors sets out agreed standards of behaviour for all Councillors of the Redland City Council when carrying out their official duties. Contact us to obtain a hard copy of the code.

Councillor conduct complaints

Complaints relating to the performance and conduct of Councillors is managed by the Office of the Independent Assessor. The Office of the Independent Assessor can be contacted at:

Address: Level 3, 53 Albert Street, Brisbane
Postal: PO Box 15009, City East Qld 4002
Telephone: 1300 620 722

Register of councillor conduct complaint outcomes

In accordance with the Local Government Act 2009, Council is required to keep a register of councillor conduct complaint outcomes.

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