The purpose of this policy is to support the requirements of the Local Government Act 2020, to assist Council in fulfilling its responsibilities relating to CEO employment and performance matters.


The Council is responsible for the appointment of the CEO under section 45 of the Act, determining the CEO’s performance and development plan, assessing the CEO’s performance against that plan at least once per year and determining the remuneration of the CEO.

This policy is presented in three sections:

  • Section 1: Establishment of Employee Matters Committee
  • Section 2: CEO Recruitment Process
  • Section 3: CEO Performance Monitoring


This policy sets out the composition, role and functions of the CEO Employment Matters Committee.

Download: CEO Employment and Remuneration Policy

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