Good conduct is essential to good governance. So understanding how to promote good behaviour and good conduct in local government is important for councillors and council officers.
This sections focuses on the key elements of good conduct, issues relating to conflict of interest and misuse of position, the different codes of conduct and how councils manage misconduct.
Outlines the qualities of good conduct, why it’s important for local government and good governance.
Types of poor conduct such as conflict of interest, and misuse of position, power and resources.
Good conduct enhances the reputation of local government.
Good conduct creates a better experience for all involved.
Good conduct is treating others as you would like to be treated.