Wyndham City Council is committed to good governance and ethical behaviour as a key ingredient of responsible, effective and accountable local government.

The general purpose of the Code is designed to assist Councillors to understand how to act professionally and how to maintain the highest standards of conduct when executing the duties of Councillor.

The Code is also designed to generate the highest level of confidence by the community in their elected representatives. The Code provides specific rules of conduct for dealing with issues should they arise and dispute resolution processes and procedures.

The revised Councillor Code of Conduct was adopted by resolution of Wyndham City Council on 8 December 2020 in accordance with the Local Government Act 2020.

The Councillor Code of Conduct must be reviewed within twelve months after every general Council election.

For further information, contact the Governance department on 1300 023 411 or email governance@wyndham.vic.gov.au

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