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:
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.
Complaints for the current finanical year are recorded in the register Councillor Conduct Register - 1 July 2021 - 30 June 2022
Complaints for the previous financial year are recorded in the register Councillor Coduct Register - 1 July 2020 - 30 June 2021
Complaints from 1 July 2019 - 30 June 2020 are recorded in the register Councillor Conduct Register - 1 July 2019 - 30 June 2020
Complaints from 3 December 2018 - 30 June 2019 are recorded in the register Councillor Conduct Register - Post December 2018' [PDF, 0.1MB]
For all complaints between January 2016 to December 2018, see Councillor Conduct Register - Pre December 2018' [PDF, 76KB]