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

With the changes in the Local Government Act 2019 released on 1 July 2021, Council has twelve months to transition and amend, update or create new policies in order 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

Version

Approved By

Date Approved

Review Date

GOV01

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

2

Council

Mar-22

Mar-25

GOV02

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

2

Council

Mar-22

Mar-25

GOV03

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

2

Council

Mar-22

Mar-25

GOV04

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

2

Council

Mar-22

Mar-25

GOV05

Allowances and Expenses (Elected Member) Policy

2

Council

Mar-22

Mar-25

GOV06

Gifts, Benefits and Hospitality (Elected Member) Policy

2

Council

Mar-22

Mar-25

GOV07

Mayor's Work Entitlements

2

Council

Mar-22

Mar-25

GOV08

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

1

Council

Mar-22

Mar-25

GOV09

Code of Conduct (CEO) Policy

1

Council

Mar-22

Mar-25

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

Version

Approved By

Date Approved

Review Date

GOV01

Caretaker Period

1

Council

Jun- 21

Jun-24

GOV02

Common Seal Policy

1

Council

Jan-19

Jan-22

GOV03

Community Events

2

Council

Jan-19

Jan-22

GOV04

Cultural Business Policy

1

Council

Jan-19

Jan-22

GOV05

Dealing with Public Complaints

2

Council

Jan-19

Jan-22

GOV06

Elections - Staff Policy

2

Council

Jan-19

Jan-22

GOV07

Entertainment and Hospitality

2

Council

Jan-19

Jan-22

GOV08

Gifts and Benefits - Staff

2

Council

Jan-19

Jan-22

GOV09

Information Technology

2

Council

Jan-19

Jan-22

GOV10

Local Authorities 

4

Council

Mar-19

Jan-22

GOV11

Media

2

Council

Jan-19

Jan-22

GOV12

Natural Disasters

1

Council

Jan-19

Jan-22

GOV13

Privacy and Confidentiality

2

Council

Jan-19

Jan-22

GOV14

Security - Personnel and Assets

2

Council

Jan-19

Jan-22

GOV15

Whistle Blowing

2

Council

Jan-19

Jan-22

GOV16

Community Permits - Contractors and Staff 1 Council  Aug-19 Jan-22
GOV17 Information Policy  1 Council  Oct-19

Jan-22

GOV18 Records Management  1 Council  Oct-19

Jan-22

 

HUMAN RESOURCES POLICIES 

Statement of Employment Policies 

Policy Number

Policy Name

Version

Approved By

Date Approved

Review Date

HR01

Absences/Abandonment of Employment

3

Council

Jan-19

Jan-22

HR02

Asset Management

1

Council

Jan-19

Jan-22

HR03

Children in the Workplace

3

Council

Jan-19

Jan-22

HR04

Code of Conduct Employee

3

Council

Jan-19

Jan-22

HR05

Conferences and Seminars

3

Council

Jan-19

Jan-22

HR06

Conflict of Interest

3

Council

Jan-19

Jan-22

HR07

Discipline

3

Council

Jan-19

Jan-22

HR08

Drugs and Alcohol at Work

3

Council

Jan-19

Jan-22

HR09

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

3

Council

Jan-19

Jan-22

HR10

Equal Employment Opportunity

3

Council

Jan-19

Jan-22

HR11

Fatigue

1

Council

Jan-19

Jan-22

HR12

Grievance Resolution

3

Council

Jan-19

Jan-22

HR13

Motor Vehicle Policy

3

Council

Jan-19

Jan-22

HR14

Organisational Chart

3

Council

Jan-19

Jan-22

HR15

Personal Tax Liability

2

Council

Jan-19

Jan-22

HR16

Plane Charters

2

Council

Jan-19

Jan-22

HR17

Redeployment and Redundancy Policy

1

Council

Jan-19

Jan-22

HR18

Relocation Assistance

2

Council

Jan-19

Jan-22

HR19

Risk Management and Framework

2

Council

Jan-19

Jan-22

HR20

Smoke Free Workplace and Environment

2

Council

Jan-19

Jan-22

HR21

Staff Housing

3

Council

Jan-19

Jan-22

HR22

Staff Travel

3

Council

Jan-19

Jan-22

HR23

Study Leave and Assistance

2

Council

Jan-19

Jan-22

HR24

Telephone, Internet and Computer & Social Media Usage Policy

2

Council

Jan-19

Jan-22

HR25

Uniforms and Protective Clothing

2

Council

Jan-19

Jan-22

HR26

Work Health and Safety

3

Council

Jan-19

Jan-22

HR27

Workplace Bullying & Harassment

3

Council

Jan-19

Jan-22

HR28 Recruitment and Selection  2 Council April-19 Jan-22
HR29 Communicable Diseases  1 Council  Mar-20 Jan-22

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FINANCE POLICIES 

Policy Number

Policy Name

Version

Approved By

Date Approved

Review Date

FIN01

Accounting Business System

2

Council

Jan-19

Jan-22

FIN02

Annual Financial Statement

2

Council

Jan-19

Jan-22

FIN03

Borrowings

2

Council

Jan-19

Jan-22

FIN04

Chart Accounts

2

Council

Jan-19

Jan-22

FIN05

Cost Allocation

2

Council

Jan-19

Jan-22

FIN06

Credit Cards

2

Council

Jan-19

Jan-22

FIN07

Debt Management

2

Council

Jan-19

Jan-22

FIN08

Delegation Policy

1.0

Council

Sep-21

Sep-23

FIN09

Financial Management Reporting

2

Council

Jan-19

Jan-22

FIN10

Fraud Protection Plan

2

Council

Jan-19

Jan-22

FIN11

Fuel Cards

2

Council

Jan-19

Jan-22

FIN12

Internal Controls

2

Council

Jan-19

Jan-22

FIN13

Introduction to Accounting Policy

2

Council

Jan-19

Jan-22

FIN14

Investments

2

Council

Jan-19

Jan-22

FIN15

Leases

2

Council

Jan-19

Jan-22

FIN16

Principal Accounting Policies

2

Council

Jan-19

Jan-22

FIN17

Procurement

3

Council

Jan-19

Jan-22

FIN18

Rates Management

2

Council

Jan-19

Jan-22

FIN19

Rating Principle

2

Council

Jan-19

Jan-22

FIN20

Receipt and Banking of Monies

2

Council

Jan-19

Jan-22

FIN21

Tendering Process

2

Council

Jan-19

Jan-22

FIN22

Vehicle Hire Policy

2

Council

Jan-19

Jan-22

FIN23

Assets Policy  1 Council  April-19 Jan-22
FIN24

Public Benefit Concession Policy 

1 Council May-20 Jan-22