Council Policies

This page contains all Council's policies listed in alphabetical order:

All policies were reviewed in February and March 2016.


Access to information held by Council

Advertising Structures

Aged Care Hostel Standards

Alcohol & Other Drugs

Alcohol Free Zone


Asset Management

Awnings Verandahs and Balconies Encroaching on Public Land

Banner Poles

Burials on Private Land


Community Aged Care Packages

Community Care

Community Recognition Infrastructure

Complaints Handling


Contaminated Land

Cooee Lodge Retirement Village

Councillors Induction

Councillors Training and Development

Corporate Sponsorship

Criminal Record & Working with Children Checks

Credit Cards

Debt Collection

Disability Standards


Emergency Services Leave

Employee Grievances

Employee Motor Vehicle Licence Disqualification Suspension

Employee Training


Equal Employment Opportunity


Expenses and Facilities - Mayor and Councillors

Expenses - Staff Performing Duties & Representing Council at Conferences and Meetings

Extended Periods of Leave Without Pay

Feral or Infant Companion Animals

Finance - Estimates - Costing of Works

Finance - Restricted Assets - General Fund Programs

Finance - Restricted Assets - Sports Council

Flags (Australian & Aboriginal)

Flexible Work Arrangements

Footpath Traffic and CBD

Gilgandra Fitness Centre - Youth Access

Gilgandra Public Swimming Pool


Gravel Pits - Royalty Payments

Health & Wellbeing

Housing - Community Housing

Indoor Staff Non-Compulsory Uniform

Information Technology & Communications

Introduction of New Employees to Councillors


Kerbing, Guttering & Driveways - Costing and Specifications for Construction

Leases - Permissive Occupancy - Conditions

Liquid Trade Waste Policy and Procedures

Loan Repayment Level

Local Purchasing - Goods and Services

Lower Macquarie Water Utilities Alliance (LMWUA)

Manual Handling

Media Strategy

Meetings - Public Participation

Outdoor Employees Overtime Related to Climatic Conditions


Overtime Time-in-lieu-Flexi Time

Parks & Reserves - Alcohol Ban and Closure Times

Performance Management

Personal Mobile Phones/Communication device

Personal Protective Equipment

Plant - Hire

Plant - Small Tools - Inventory

Pre Employment Assessments

Private Works and Overdue Rates

Procurement & Disposal

Project Partnership agreement

Public Gates and Motor By-passes

Public Interest Disclosure

Rates - Hardship Relief

Rates - Late Payment - Waiving of Interest

Rates - Period of Grace for Late Payments

Rates - Property Aggregation of Land Value for Rating Purposes

Rates - Property Amalgamations for Rating Purposes

Rates - Request to Reimburse Previous Years' Pensioner Concessions

Records Management

Recover at Work


Re-employment Following Redundancy

Related Party Disclosure

Removal Expenses

Rewards - Information Leading to Conviction

Risk Management - Gathering Information

Risk Management - Signs as Remote Supervision

Road Closure

Roads - Council Consent to Application for Temporary Grazing Permit

Roads - Cultivation of Unfenced Public Roads

Roads - Removal of Cypress Timber from Shire Road Reserves

Salary Packaging

Social Media

Sporting Roll of Honour - Selection Criteria

Street Trading

Subdivision-Subdividers Responsibilities and Contributions

Swimming Pool Inspection Program

Temporary Occupation Permit

Trees - Removal of Trees in Public Areas

UV Exposure

Vehicles - Cars, Utilities and Light Vehicle Replacement

Vehicle - Use of Vehicles/Plant


Water Supply - Meter Sizing for Residential Lots

Water Supply - Subdivisions

Water Supply - Town Water Supply

Work Health & Safety

Workplace Bullying


Youth Services Bus