Code of Conduct


In the absence of a formally endorsed code of conduct.  Schedule 2 of the Local Government Act 2008 applies.

LGA 2008 - Schedule 2


The Council is committed to undertaking its activities in accordance with the Code of Conduct.  The Code of Conduct covers the following matters:

  • honesty and integrity;
  • care and diligence;
  • courtesy;
  • prohibition on bullying;
  • conduct towards council staff;
  • respect for cultural diversity and culture;
  • conflict of interest;
  • respect for confidences;
  • gifts;
  • accountability;
  • interests ofshire to be paramount; and
  • commitment to ongoing training.

Please see the council's complaints policy in relation to complaints against elected members.  Complaints against non-council members should be referred to the CEO or President.