Council policies

Council has a large number of policies to ensure compliance with legislation, help us respond to stakeholder concerns and facilitate council strategies.

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NGSC recognises that arts and culture enriches communities. Engaging in arts and culture activities builds a sense of community pride and identity, inspires a sense of place, creates a culture of inclusion, celebrates diversity; promotes health and wellbeing and enhances the liveability of the shire. It assists in the economic development of the shire and helps drive visitation to the region.

This policy sets out a framework for the management of the Northern Grampians Shire Council’s closed-circuit television system (CCTV) and the protection of personal information collected from video surveillance.

Council is required under S41 of the Local Government Act 2020 to adopt and maintain a policy in relation to the reimbursement of expenses for Councillors and members of delegated committees.

Council reports the details of councillor expense reimbursements annually via its Annual Report. Expenses are categorised separately as travel, car mileage, childcare, ICT and conference/training.

It is a statutory requirement that Council must include an election period policy in its Governance Rules. The Election Period Policy provides a framework for Councillors and staff and expected behaviours for the conduct of council business during the lead up to a general election.

Note: This policy has been reviewed in preparation for the 2020 General Election.

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