Policies

West Daly Regional Council provides approved policies for its operations and functioning.

All enquires relating to Council policies can be directed to our Governance and Quality Assurance Officer on 08 7922 6403 or emailed to info@westdaly.nt.gov.au

Council is currently transitioning policies and updating or creating new policies to be compliant. 

Council has decided to change Elected Member policies to move under the Governance suite of policies. Reference to 'GOV' policies are now covered by "Transitional Governance Policies" and "Governance policies prior to the Local Government Act 2019 changes".

TRANSITIONAL GOVERNANCE POLICIES

Policy Number

Policy Name

GOV01

Casting Vote (Elected Member, Local Authority and Council Committee) Policy

GOV02

Breach of Code of Conduct (Elected Member, Local Authority and Council Committee) Policy

Further information on Code of Conduct

Schedule 1 Code of Conduct

Breach of Code of Conduct complaint form

GOV03

Conflict of Interest (Elected Member, Local Authority and Council Committee) Policy

GOV04

Conduct of Council Meetings (Elected Member, Local Authority and Council Committee) Policy

GOV05

Allowances and Expenses (Elected Member) Policy

GOV06

Gifts, Benefits and Hospitality (Elected Member) Policy

GOV07

Mayor's Work Entitlements

GOV08

Induction and Training (Elected Member, Local Authority and Council Committee) Policy

GOV09

Code of Conduct (CEO) Policy

GOV10

Procurement Policy

GOV11

 

GOV12

Filling Casual vacancies (Elected Member) Policy

GOV13

Shared Services and Collective Procurement Policy

GOV14

 

GOV15

Information Privacy Policy

GOV16

Human Resource Management Policy

GOV17

Confidential Information and Business Policy

GOV18

Rate Concessions Policy

GOV19

Accountable Forms Policy
GOV20

Caretaker Policy

GOV21

Recruitment Remuneration and Performance Review (CEO) Policy

GOV22

Asset Management Policy

GOVERNANCE POLICIES prior to Local Government Act 2019 changes

These policies are still active and will change with the transitional arrangements of Council.

Policy Number

Policy Name

GOV02

Common Seal Policy

GOV03

Community Events

GOV04

Cultural Business Policy

GOV05

Dealing with Public Complaints

GOV06

Elections - Staff Policy

GOV07

Entertainment and Hospitality

GOV08

Gifts and Benefits - Staff

GOV09

Information Technology

GOV10

Local Authorities 

GOV11

Media

GOV12

Natural Disasters

GOV13

Privacy and Confidentiality

GOV14

Security - Personnel and Assets

GOV15

Whistle Blowing

GOV16

Community Permits - Contractors and Staff
GOV17

Repealed new policy Transitional policy GOV15

GOV18

Records Management 

HUMAN RESOURCES POLICIES 

Statement of Employment Policies 

Policy Number

Policy Name

HR01

Absences/Abandonment of Employment

HR02

Asset Management

HR03

Children in the Workplace

HR04

Code of Conduct Employee

HR05

Conferences and Seminars

HR06

Conflict of Interest

HR07

Discipline

HR08

Drugs and Alcohol at Work

HR09

Employee Farewell, Gifts, Benefits, Favours, Retirement and Events

HR10

Equal Employment Opportunity

HR11

Fatigue

HR12

Grievance Resolution

HR13

Motor Vehicle Policy

HR14

Organisational Chart

HR15

Personal Tax Liability

HR16

Plane Charters

HR17

Redeployment and Redundancy Policy

HR18

Relocation Assistance

HR19

Risk Management and Framework

HR20

Smoke-Free Workplace and Environment

HR21

Staff Housing

HR22

Staff Travel

HR23

Study Leave and Assistance

HR24

Telephone, Internet and Computer & Social Media Usage Policy

HR25

Uniforms and Protective Clothing

HR26

Work Health and Safety

HR27

Workplace Bullying & Harassment

HR28

Recruitment and Selection 

HR29

Communicable Diseases 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WORK HEALTH AND SAFETY POLICIES

Policy Number

Policy Name

WHS01

Being developed

WHS02

Occupational Violence and Aggression Policy

FINANCE POLICIES 

Policy Number

Policy Name

FIN01

Accounting Business System

FIN02

Annual Financial Statement

FIN03

Borrowings

FIN04

Chart Accounts

FIN05

Cost Allocation

FIN06

Credit Cards

FIN07

Debt Management

FIN08

Delegation Policy

FIN09

Financial Management Reporting

FIN10

Fraud Protection Plan

FIN11

Fuel Cards

FIN12

Internal Controls

FIN13

Introduction to Accounting Policy

FIN14

Investments

FIN15

Leases

FIN16

Principal Accounting Policies

FIN17

Procurement

FIN18

Rates Management

FIN19

Rating Principle

FIN20

Receipt and Banking of Monies

FIN21

Tendering Process

FIN22

Vehicle Hire Policy

FIN23

Assets Policy 
FIN24

Public Benefit Concession Policy