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  • Asset Management Policy This policy sets out Council’s undertaking of asset management in a structured, coordinated, cost effective and financially stable manner.
  • Business Continuity Management Policy The purpose of this policy is to clearly document Council's commitment to implementing, overseeing and continuously improving Business Continuity Management.
  • Child Safe Policy The purpose of the Child Safety Policy is to set a consistent approach to introducing Child Safe Standards for the organisational staff that puts the safety of children above all other matters and accepts that child safety is everybody’s responsibility.
  • Civic Function Policy The Civic Function policy is to establish guidelines for the approval and standards for hosting official Council functions and events relevant to civic or ceremonial occasions.
  • Closed Circuit Television Policy The purpose of this policy is to enable Council to regulate the operation and management of Council-owned Closed Circuit television (CCTV) systems which have been (or which in the future may be) installed for use in public places and council owned premises.
  • Community Engagement Policy Buloke Shire Council is committed to listening to and understanding our community. We consider community engagement and public participation to be an essential component of good governance and leadership.
  • Community Support Policy This purpose of this policy is to provide an overarching framework to determine the nature and level of support provided to community groups, organisations and committees.
  • Complaints Handling Policy This policy aims to ensure that customers can raise their complaints easily and with confidence that Council will listen and respond to their concerns, and handle their complaint in a fair and equitable way.
  • Council Expenses Policy The purpose of the Buloke Shire Council Expenses policy is to set the guidelines for reimbursement and/or payment of necessary out of pocket expenses incurred by all Councillors, the Mayor, the Deputy Mayor, members of the Council’s Delegated Committees and independent members of the Council’s Audit and Risk Committee in the performance of their civic and statutory duties.
  • Councillor Gift Policy The purpose of this Policy is to comply with section 138 of the Local Government Act 2020 (Act) which requires Council to adopt a Councillor Gift Policy.
  • Election Period Policy This policy is to ensure general elections for the Council are conducted in a manner that is fair and equitable.
  • Financial Hardship Policy Buloke Shire Council offers a range of payment options and assistance measures to help ratepayers who are facing hardship or who would like to stagger payments over several months.
  • Flag Flying Policy This policy relates to the flying of flags at Council’s offices and other buildings. Buloke Shire Council has three illuminated flag poles located at its Wycheproof Office. The Australian Flag and the Aboriginal Flag are flown at all times. If no other significant or approved flag is being flown, the Buloke Shire Council flag will fly on the third pole.
  • Fraud and Corruption Reporting Policy This policy clearly documents Council’s commitment to protecting Council property, assets and public money against internal and external fraud and corruption.
  • Information Privacy Policy The purpose of this policy is to assist Council to meet its obligations under the Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014 and to provide a framework for the responsible handling and management of personal information of individuals by Council.
  • Kerbside Waste and Recycling Collection Policy This policy defines the level of service provision and entitlements for Council’s kerbside waste and recycling services and outline the requirements for both Council and ratepayers in providing the service.
  • Loan Guarantee Policy This Policy also outlines the criteria for Council’s assessment and decision making for loan guarantees to a community organisation by a financial institution.
  • Naming of Roads, Features and Localities Policy This policy sets out the guidelines and principles that need to be followed by Council officers when naming a road, feature or locality within the Shire boundaries.
  • Procurement Policy The purpose of Buloke Shire's Procurement Policy is to assist Council to meet its obligations and responsibilities.
  • Public Transparency Policy The purpose of this policy is to assist Buloke Shire Council to promote good governance, open and accountable conduct and to describe the ways in which Council information will be made publicly available.
  • Rating Policy The purpose of the Rating Policy is to establish the framework for setting the Buloke Shire Council’s Revenue and Rating Strategy.
  • Related Party Transactions Policy The purpose of this Policy is to define the parameters for Related Party transactions and the level of disclosure and reporting required for Council to achieve compliance with the Australian Accounting Standard AASB 124 – Related Party Disclosures.
  • Risk Management Policy The purpose of this Policy is to clearly document Buloke Shire Council’s (Council) commitment to risk management principles and practices. Council acknowledges that risk management is essential for sound strategic, financial and operational planning and the achievement of Council’s objectives.
  • Social Media Policy The purpose of this policy is to provide guidance and expand on the existing obligations of Councillors and staff under the Code of Conduct when engaging in Social Media when there is a direct or inferred relationship between the user and Council.