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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
    1.03 Breach of Code of Conduct
    1 file(s) 4 downloads
    Governance Policies, Policies November 3, 2020
    1.1.16 Filling Casual Vacancies
    1 file(s) 1 download
    Governance Policies, Policies November 3, 2020
    1.1.15 Shared Services Policy
    1 file(s) 4 downloads
    Governance Policies, Policies November 3, 2020
    1.1.14 Care Taker
    1 file(s) 4 downloads
    Governance Policies, Policies November 3, 2020
    Policy Review Committee – Terms of Reference
    1 file(s) 6 downloads
    Policies July 16, 2020
    Delegations Manual
    1 file(s) 13 downloads
    Policies June 1, 2020
    3.2.15 Public Benefit Concessions for Commercial Ratepayers
    1 file(s) 8 downloads
    Finance Policies, Policies May 6, 2020
    4.07 Epidemic-Pandemic Response
    1 file(s) 5 downloads
    Operations Policies, Policies April 9, 2020
    1.1.11 Scheduling and Conduct of Council and Committee Meetings
    1 file(s) 4 downloads
    Governance Policies, Policies November 3, 2020
    4.1.13.08 Organisational Governance
    1 file(s) 5 downloads
    Operations Policies, Policies February 10, 2020
    4.1.13.07 Human Resources
    1 file(s) 8 downloads
    Operations Policies, Policies February 10, 2020
    4.1.13.06 Feedback and Complaints
    1 file(s) 9 downloads
    Operations Policies, Policies February 10, 2020
    4.1.13.05 Service Environment
    1 file(s) 3 downloads
    Operations Policies, Policies February 10, 2020
    4.1.13.04 Services and Supports for Daily Living
    1 file(s) 2 downloads
    Operations Policies, Policies February 10, 2020
    4.1.13.03 Personal Care and Clinical Care
    1 file(s) 3 downloads
    Operations Policies, Policies February 10, 2020
    4.1.13.02 Assessment and Planning
    1 file(s) 5 downloads
    Operations Policies, Policies February 10, 2020
    4.1.13.01 Consumer Dignity and Choice
    1 file(s) 3 downloads
    Operations Policies, Policies February 10, 2020
    4.1.13 Home Care Policies and Procedures
    1 file(s) 4 downloads
    Operations Policies, Policies February 10, 2020
    Audit and Risk Management Committee – Terms of Reference
    1 file(s) 11 downloads
    Audit and Risk Committee, Policies February 4, 2020
    1.1.12 Mayor’s Work Requirements
    1 file(s) 3 downloads
    Governance Policies, Policies January 28, 2020
    Finance Committee – Terms of Reference
    1 file(s) 10 downloads
    Finance Committee, Policies February 4, 2020
    3.2.14 Rates Debt Collection and Recovery
    1 file(s) 7 downloads
    Finance Policies, Policies October 30, 2019
    2.16 Emergency and Evacuation policy
    1 file(s) 7 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies May 2, 2019
    4.06 Eliminating Restrictive Practices Policy
    1 file(s) 30 downloads
    Operations Policies, Policies December 19, 2018
    4.05 Responding to allegations of abuse and neglect policy
    1 file(s) 20 downloads
    Operations Policies, Policies December 19, 2018
    4.04 Participation and inclusion policy
    1 file(s) 14 downloads
    Operations Policies, Policies December 19, 2018
    4.03 NDIS Staff Training and Development Policy
    1 file(s) 19 downloads
    Operations Policies, Policies December 19, 2018
    4.02 Incident Management and Critical Incident Reporting Policy
    1 file(s) 31 downloads
    Operations Policies, Policies December 19, 2018
    4.1.15 Stocktake
    1 file(s) 7 downloads
    Operations Policies, Policies December 19, 2018
    4.1.14 Waste Management
    1 file(s) 11 downloads
    Operations Policies, Policies March 30, 2020
    4.1.12 Night Patrol
    1 file(s) 7 downloads
    Operations Policies, Policies December 19, 2018
    4.1.11 Natural Disasters
    1 file(s) 9 downloads
    Operations Policies, Policies December 19, 2018
    4.1.10 Library Services
    1 file(s) 12 downloads
    Operations Policies, Policies December 19, 2018
    4.1.09 Emergency Relief
    1 file(s) 7 downloads
    Operations Policies, Policies December 19, 2018
    3.2.13 Rating Principle
    1 file(s) 8 downloads
    Finance Policies, Policies February 4, 2019
    3.2.12 Rates Management
    1 file(s) 16 downloads
    Finance Policies, Policies December 19, 2018
    3.2.11 Procurement
    1 file(s) 33 downloads
    Finance Policies, Policies July 30, 2020
    3.2.10 Leases Policy
    1 file(s) 10 downloads
    Finance Policies, Policies December 19, 2018
    3.2.09 Investments Policy
    1 file(s) 10 downloads
    Finance Policies, Policies December 19, 2018
    3.2.08 Fuel Cards Policy
    1 file(s) 10 downloads
    Finance Policies, Policies December 19, 2018
    3.2.07 Fraud protection plan
    1 file(s) 18 downloads
    Finance Policies, Policies February 4, 2019
    3.2.06 Debtor Management Policy
    1 file(s) 12 downloads
    Finance Policies, Policies December 19, 2018
    3.2.04 Borrowings Policy
    1 file(s) 8 downloads
    Finance Policies, Policies December 19, 2018
    3.2.03 Cost allocation
    1 file(s) 11 downloads
    Finance Policies, Policies February 4, 2019
    4.1.09 Emergency Relief
    1 file(s) 13 downloads
    Operations Policies, Policies August 26, 2019
    4.1.08 Community Work Orders
    1 file(s) 12 downloads
    Operations Policies, Policies November 27, 2019
    3.1.09 Chart of Accounts
    1 file(s) 17 downloads
    Accounting Policies, Policies February 3, 2020
    3.1.08 Internal Controls
    1 file(s) 22 downloads
    Accounting Policies, Policies December 19, 2018
    3.1.07 Accounting Business Systems
    1 file(s) 11 downloads
    Accounting Policies, Policies December 19, 2018
    3.1.06 Annual Financial Statement
    1 file(s) 7 downloads
    Accounting Policies, Policies February 3, 2020
    4.1.07 Community Liaison and Engagement
    1 file(s) 7 downloads
    Operations Policies, Policies December 19, 2018
    3.1.05 Financial Management Reporting
    1 file(s) 12 downloads
    Accounting Policies, Policies December 19, 2018
    3.1.04 Principle Accounting Policies
    1 file(s) 20 downloads
    Accounting Policies, Policies December 19, 2018
    4.1.05 Availability of Services
    1 file(s) 3 downloads
    Operations Policies, Policies December 19, 2018
    3.1.03 Chief Executive Officer and Responsible Officers Duties
    1 file(s) 32 downloads
    Accounting Policies, Policies September 3, 2020
    4.1.04 Asset Management
    1 file(s) 17 downloads
    Operations Policies, Policies March 30, 2020
    3.1.02 Organisational chart
    1 file(s) 18 downloads
    Accounting Policies, Policies December 19, 2018
    4.1.03 Animal Health
    1 file(s) 5 downloads
    Operations Policies, Policies December 19, 2018
    3.1.01 Introduction Accounting Policy Manual
    1 file(s) 20 downloads
    Accounting Policies, Policies December 19, 2018
    4.1.02 Airports and Barge Landing
    1 file(s) 8 downloads
    Operations Policies, Policies December 19, 2018
    4.1.01 Agency Agreements
    1 file(s) 4 downloads
    Operations Policies, Policies December 19, 2018
    4.01 Sexuality Relationships Policy
    1 file(s) 23 downloads
    Operations Policies, Policies December 19, 2018
    2.15 Critical Incident Reporting Policy
    1 file(s) 18 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies February 28, 2019
    2.09 Community Office Closure Policy
    1 file(s) 9 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies December 19, 2018
    2.08 Mandatory Reporting
    1 file(s) 20 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies December 19, 2018
    2.07 Privacy and Confidentiality
    1 file(s) 15 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies June 5, 2020
    2.06 Media
    1 file(s) 6 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies December 19, 2018
    2.05 Criminal History Check
    1 file(s) 14 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies December 19, 2018
    2.03 Travel for Council Purposes
    1 file(s) 24 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies December 19, 2018
    2.02 Elected Members Allowance
    1 file(s) 31 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies January 24, 2021
    2.1.50 Secondary Employment
    1 file(s) 6 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies February 3, 2020
    2.1.48 Motor Vehicle Policy
    1 file(s) 35 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies December 19, 2018
    2.1.46 Performance Assessments
    1 file(s) 6 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies December 19, 2018
    2.1.45 Working with Children
    1 file(s) 19 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies October 30, 2019
    2.1.44 Work Health and Safety
    1 file(s) 20 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies October 30, 2019
    2.1.43 Volunteers
    1 file(s) 6 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies February 3, 2020
    2.1.42 Uniforms and Personal Protective Equipment
    1 file(s) 6 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies May 31, 2019
    2.1.41 Training and Development
    1 file(s) 12 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies December 19, 2018
    2.1.40 Traineeships and apprenticeships
    1 file(s) 4 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies February 28, 2019
    2.1.39 Telephones
    1 file(s) 10 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies December 19, 2018
    2.1.38 Study leave and assistance
    1 file(s) 11 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies December 19, 2018
    2.1.37 Staff performance
    1 file(s) 7 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies December 19, 2018
    2.1.36 Staff Housing Approved
    1 file(s) 6 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies December 19, 2018
    2.1.35 Social media
    1 file(s) 4 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies December 19, 2018
    2.1.34 Smoke free workplace and environment
    1 file(s) 4 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies February 3, 2020
    2.1.33 Risk Management
    1 file(s) 13 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies December 19, 2018
    2.1.32 Respectful workplace behaviour
    1 file(s) 15 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies February 28, 2019
    2.1.31 Remuneration
    1 file(s) 13 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies February 28, 2019
    2.1.30 Remote area allowance
    1 file(s) 10 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies December 19, 2018
    2.1.29 Relocation assistance
    1 file(s) 5 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies December 19, 2018
    2.1.28 Redundancy
    1 file(s) 5 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies December 19, 2018
    2.1.27 Recruitment and Selection Policy
    1 file(s) 28 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies December 19, 2018
    2.1.26 Recognition of service
    1 file(s) 5 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies December 19, 2018
    2.1.25 Probation
    1 file(s) 8 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies August 30, 2019
    2.1.23 Personnel and related records
    1 file(s) 6 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies February 28, 2019
    2.1.22 Pay Point Advancement
    1 file(s) 6 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies May 2, 2019
    2.1.21 Overtime Payments
    1 file(s) 6 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies May 2, 2019
    2.1.20 On Call Allowances
    1 file(s) 4 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies May 2, 2019
    2.1.17 Indigenous employment Approved
    1 file(s) 13 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies December 19, 2018
    2.1.16 Imprisonment
    1 file(s) 9 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies May 2, 2019
    2.1.15 Higher Duties Allowance
    1 file(s) 9 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies May 2, 2019
    2.1.14 Grievance Resolution
    1 file(s) 11 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies December 19, 2018
    2.1.13 First Aid
    1 file(s) 11 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies March 28, 2019
    2.1.12 Firearms
    1 file(s) 6 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies May 2, 2019
    2.1.11 Fatigue Management
    1 file(s) 11 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies October 30, 2019
    2.1.10 Equal Employment Opportunity
    1 file(s) 5 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies May 2, 2019
    2.1.09 Employee and Elected Members Induction
    1 file(s) 10 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies December 19, 2018
    2.1.08 Drugs and Alcohol at Work
    1 file(s) 24 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies June 5, 2020
    2.1.07 Driving in Remote Areas Approved
    1 file(s) 7 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies December 19, 2018
    2.1.06 Discipline Approved
    1 file(s) 10 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies December 19, 2018
    2.1.05 Conferences and Seminars
    1 file(s) 12 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies May 2, 2019
    2.1.04 Children in the workplace Approved
    1 file(s) 5 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies September 9, 2019
    2.1.03 Bullying and harassment policy Approved
    1 file(s) 15 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies December 19, 2018
    2.1.02 Attendance Leave and Absence from work
    1 file(s) 26 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies February 28, 2019
    2.1.01 Abandonment of Employment
    1 file(s) 7 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies May 2, 2019
    2.01 Chief Executive Officer
    1 file(s) 25 downloads
    Human Resources Policies, Policies December 19, 2018
    1.11 Sponsorship Policy Approved
    1 file(s) 6 downloads
    Governance Policies, Policies December 19, 2018
    1.10 Statutory Delegations
    1 file(s) 15 downloads
    Governance Policies, Policies February 3, 2020
    1.09 Records and Information Management
    1 file(s) 11 downloads
    Governance Policies, Policies December 19, 2018
    1.08 Meeting Procedures
    1 file(s) 15 downloads
    Governance Policies, Policies December 19, 2018
    1.07 Dealing with Public Complaints
    1 file(s) 11 downloads
    Governance Policies, Policies December 19, 2018
    1.06 Conflict of Interest
    1 file(s) 15 downloads
    Governance Policies, Policies May 31, 2019
    1.05 Council Committees
    1 file(s) 8 downloads
    Governance Policies, Policies October 30, 2019
    1.04 Periods of Local Government Election
    1 file(s) 5 downloads
    Governance Policies, Policies December 19, 2018
    1.1.25 Whistle blowing
    1 file(s) 10 downloads
    Governance Policies, Policies December 19, 2018
    1.1.24 Security Personnel and Assets
    1 file(s) 6 downloads
    Governance Policies, Policies December 19, 2018
    1.1.21 Information Technology
    1 file(s) 10 downloads
    Governance Policies, Policies August 30, 2019
    1.1.17 Personal Tax Liability
    1 file(s) 3 downloads
    Governance Policies, Policies December 19, 2018
    1.1.10 Local Authority Policy
    1 file(s) 16 downloads
    Governance Policies, Policies November 27, 2019
    1.1.06 Community Events
    1 file(s) 5 downloads
    Governance Policies, Policies December 19, 2018
    1.1.05 Community Benefits Grants
    1 file(s) 17 downloads
    Governance Policies, Policies December 19, 2018
    1.1.01 Abandoned Vehicles
    1 file(s) 4 downloads
    Governance Policies, Policies December 19, 2018
    1.01 Code of Conduct (Elected Members)
    1 file(s) 30 downloads
    Governance Policies, Policies December 19, 2018

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    29 Crawford Street,
    Katherine East NT 0850

    Postal Address

    PO Box 19, Katherine NT 0851

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