Councillor conduct

Councillors must abide by the Code of Conduct for Councillors in Queensland.

The Independent Assessor and the Office of the Independent Assessor (OIA) assesses and investigates councillor conduct complaints – refer to for further information.

A mandatory and uniform Code of Conduct for Councillors in Queensland provides a foundation for a fair and transparent complaints management system. The code outlines how behavioural standards align with the local government principles and assists all councillors in being aware of their obligations as elected representatives.

Click or tap here to download the code from the Department of State Development and Infrastructure website.

Responsibilities of Councillors (PDF 134.4KB)

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