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Policies

Policy Manual

Council is guided by a set of policies that provide a statement of intent.

High level governance policies are set by Council, whilst more operational policies are set by the Chief Executive Officer.

Copies of policies are available for download below:

    Title
    2.16 Emergency and Evacuation policy
     1 file(s)  2 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies May 2, 2019 Download
    4.06 Eliminating Restrictive Practices Policy
     1 file(s)  9 downloads
    Operations Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    4.05 Responding to allegations of abuse and neglect policy
     1 file(s)  9 downloads
    Operations Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    4.04 Participation and inclusion policy
     1 file(s)  8 downloads
    Operations Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    4.03 NDIS Staff Training and Development Policy
     1 file(s)  4 downloads
    Operations Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    4.02 Incident Management and Critical Incident Reporting Policy
     1 file(s)  17 downloads
    Operations Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    4.1.15 Stocktake
     1 file(s)  2 downloads
    Operations Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    4.1.14 Waste Management
     1 file(s)  6 downloads
    Operations Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    4.1.12 Night Patrol
     1 file(s)  2 downloads
    Operations Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    4.1.11 Natural Disasters
     1 file(s)  3 downloads
    Operations Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    4.1.10 Library Services
     1 file(s)  5 downloads
    Operations Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    4.1.09 Emergency Relief
     1 file(s)  3 downloads
    Operations Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    3.2.13 Rating Principle
     1 file(s)  2 downloads
    Finance Policies, Policies February 4, 2019 Download
    3.2.12 Rates Management
     1 file(s)  2 downloads
    Finance Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    3.2.11 Procurement
     1 file(s)  8 downloads
    Finance Policies, Policies February 4, 2019 Download
    3.2.10 Leases Policy
     1 file(s)  3 downloads
    Finance Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    3.2.09 Investments Policy
     1 file(s)  1 download
    Finance Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    3.2.08 Fuel Cards Policy
     1 file(s)  4 downloads
    Finance Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    3.2.07 Fraud protection plan
     1 file(s)  3 downloads
    Finance Policies, Policies February 4, 2019 Download
    3.2.06 Debtor Management Policy
     1 file(s)  3 downloads
    Finance Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    3.2.05 Credit Cards Policy
     1 file(s)  4 downloads
    Finance Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    3.2.04 Borrowings Policy
     1 file(s)  2 downloads
    Finance Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    3.2.03 Cost allocation
     1 file(s)  4 downloads
    Finance Policies, Policies February 4, 2019 Download
    4.1.08 Community Work Orders
     1 file(s)  9 downloads
    Operations Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    4.1.08 Community Work Orders
     1 file(s)  9 downloads
    Operations Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    3.1.09 Chart of Accounts
     1 file(s)  5 downloads
    Accounting Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    3.1.08 Internal Controls
     1 file(s)  8 downloads
    Accounting Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    3.1.07 Accounting Business Systems
     1 file(s)  2 downloads
    Accounting Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    3.1.06 Annual Financial Statement
     1 file(s)  1 download
    Accounting Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    4.1.07 Community Liaison and Engagement
     1 file(s)  1 download
    Operations Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    3.1.05 Financial Management Reporting
     1 file(s)  3 downloads
    Accounting Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    3.1.04 Principle Accounting Policies
     1 file(s)  4 downloads
    Accounting Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    4.1.05 Availability of Services
     1 file(s)  1 download
    Operations Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    3.1.03 Chief Executive Officer and responsible officers duties
     1 file(s)  17 downloads
    Accounting Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    4.1.04 Asset Management
     1 file(s)  4 downloads
    Operations Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    3.1.02 Organisational chart
     1 file(s)  7 downloads
    Accounting Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    4.1.03 Animal Health
     1 file(s)  2 downloads
    Operations Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    3.1.01 Introduction Accounting Policy Manual
     1 file(s)  6 downloads
    Accounting Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    4.1.02 Airports and Barge Landing
     1 file(s)  3 downloads
    Operations Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    4.1.01 Agency Agreements
     1 file(s)  2 downloads
    Operations Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    4.01 Sexuality Relationships Policy
     1 file(s)  7 downloads
    Operations Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    2.15 Critical Incident Reporting Policy
     1 file(s)  11 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies February 28, 2019 Download
    2.09 Community Office Closure Policy
     1 file(s)  3 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    2.08 Mandatory Reporting
     1 file(s)  6 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    2.07 Privacy and Confidentiality
     1 file(s)  2 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    2.06 Media
     1 file(s)  1 download
    Human Resources Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    2.05 Criminal History Check
     1 file(s)  5 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    2.04 Gifts and Functions
     1 file(s)  1 download
    Human Resources Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    2.03 Travel for Council Purposes
     1 file(s)  11 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    2.02 Elected Members Allowance
     1 file(s)  12 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    2.1.50 Secondary Employment
     1 file(s)  3 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    2.1.48 Motor Vehicle Policy
     1 file(s)  24 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    2.1.46 Performance Assessments
     1 file(s)  4 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    2.1.45 Working with Children
     1 file(s)  5 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies February 28, 2019 Download
    2.1.44 Work Health and Safety
     1 file(s)  5 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    2.1.43 Volunteers
     1 file(s)  2 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    2.1.42 Uniforms and Personal Protective Equipment
     1 file(s)  1 download
    Human Resources Policies, Policies May 31, 2019 Download
    2.1.41 Training and Development
     1 file(s)  3 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    2.1.40 Traineeships and apprenticeships
     1 file(s)  3 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies February 28, 2019 Download
    2.1.39 Telephones
     1 file(s)  2 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    2.1.38 Study leave and assistance
     1 file(s)  2 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    2.1.37 Staff performance
     1 file(s)  4 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    2.1.36 Staff Housing Approved
     1 file(s)  2 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    2.1.35 Social media
     1 file(s)  1 download
    Human Resources Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    2.1.34 Smoke free workplace and environment
     1 file(s)  1 download
    Human Resources Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    2.1.33 Risk Management
     1 file(s)  3 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    2.1.32 Respectful workplace behaviour
     1 file(s)  8 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies February 28, 2019 Download
    2.1.31 Remuneration
     1 file(s)  7 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies February 28, 2019 Download
    2.1.30 Remote area allowance
     1 file(s)  1 download
    Human Resources Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    2.1.29 Relocation assistance
     1 file(s)  3 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    2.1.28 Redundancy
     1 file(s)  1 download
    Human Resources Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    2.1.27 Recruitment and Selection Policy
     1 file(s)  7 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    2.1.26 Recognition of service
     1 file(s)  1 download
    Human Resources Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    2.1.25 Probation
     1 file(s)  3 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    2.1.23 Personnel and related records
     1 file(s)  4 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies February 28, 2019 Download
    2.1.22 Pay Point Advancement
     1 file(s)  3 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies May 2, 2019 Download
    2.1.21 Overtime Payments
     1 file(s)  2 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies May 2, 2019 Download
    2.1.20 On Call Allowances
     1 file(s)  2 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies May 2, 2019 Download
    2.1.17 Indigenous employment Approved
     1 file(s)  2 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    2.1.16 Imprisonment
     1 file(s)  6 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies May 2, 2019 Download
    2.1.15 Higher Duties Allowance
     1 file(s)  1 download
    Human Resources Policies, Policies May 2, 2019 Download
    2.1.14 Grievance Resolution
     1 file(s)  2 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    2.1.13 First Aid
     1 file(s)  7 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies March 28, 2019 Download
    2.1.12 Firearms
     1 file(s)  2 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies May 2, 2019 Download
    2.1.11 Fatigue
     1 file(s)  3 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    2.1.10 Equal Employment Opportunity
     1 file(s)  1 download
    Human Resources Policies, Policies May 2, 2019 Download
    2.1.09 Employee and Elected Members Induction
     1 file(s)  2 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    2.1.08 Drugs and Alcohol at Work
     1 file(s)  10 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    2.1.07 Driving in Remote Areas Approved
     1 file(s)  1 download
    Human Resources Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    2.1.06 Discipline Approved
     1 file(s)  4 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    2.1.05 Conferences and Seminars
     1 file(s)  9 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies May 2, 2019 Download
    2.1.04 Children in the workplace Approved
     1 file(s)  3 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies February 5, 2019 Download
    2.1.03 Bullying and harassment policy Approved
     1 file(s)  4 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    2.1.02 Attendance Leave and Absence from work
     1 file(s)  6 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies February 28, 2019 Download
    2.1.01 Abandonment of Employment
     1 file(s)  2 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies May 2, 2019 Download
    2.01 Chief Executive Officer
     1 file(s)  12 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    1.11 Sponsorship Policy Approved
     1 file(s)  2 downloads
    Governance Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    1.10 Statutory Delegations
     1 file(s)  2 downloads
    Governance Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    1.10 Statutory delegations Approved
     1 file(s)  1 download
    Governance Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    1.09 Records and Information Management
     1 file(s)  5 downloads
    Governance Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    1.08 Meeting Procedures
     1 file(s)  6 downloads
    Governance Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    1.07 Dealing with Public Complaints
     1 file(s)  3 downloads
    Governance Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    1.06 Conflict of Interest
     1 file(s)  1 download
    Governance Policies, Policies May 31, 2019 Download
    1.05 Council Committees
     1 file(s)  3 downloads
    Governance Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    1.04 Periods of Local Government Election
     1 file(s)  1 download
    Governance Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    1.02 Code of Conduct (Employees)
     1 file(s)  23 downloads
    Governance Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    1.1.25 Whistle blowing
     1 file(s)  1 download
    Governance Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    1.1.24 Security Personnel and Assets
     1 file(s)  1 download
    Governance Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    1.1.21 Information Technology
     1 file(s)  3 downloads
    Governance Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    1.1.17 Personal Tax Liability
     1 file(s)  1 download
    Governance Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    1.1.10 Local Authority Policy
     1 file(s)  9 downloads
    Governance Policies, Policies February 28, 2019 Download
    1.1.06 Community Events
     1 file(s)  1 download
    Governance Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    1.1.05 Community Benefits Grants
     1 file(s)  6 downloads
    Governance Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    1.1.01 Abandoned Vehicles
     1 file(s)  1 download
    Governance Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download
    1.01 Code of Conduct (Elected Members)
     1 file(s)  8 downloads
    Governance Policies, Policies December 19, 2018 Download

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      PO Box 19, Katherine NT 0851
      29 Crawford Street,
      Katherine East NT 0850

      Address

      PO Box 19, Katherine NT 0851
      29 Crawford Street,
      Katherine East NT 0850