Victorian councils should now have completed or updated a number of key policies, in accordance with the Local Government Act 2020(opens in a new window).
The Act required councils to produce a number of policies and councils were given time to allow for the transition to the new act.
However, councils should now have finalised a number of policies. The Act required that the following policies were finalised by 31 December 2021:
- CEO employment and remuneration Policy
- Workforce Plan
- Recruitment Policy
- Staff Code of Conduct
- Complaints Policy
- Procurement Policy
Meanwhile, Victorian councils should have published their Annual Reports on 30 November.
In addition, the following documents should have been completed by 31 October 2021:
- Financial Plan
- Council Plan
- Community Vision.
More information is available on the Local Government Victoria website(opens in a new window).