What is a non-pecuniary conflict of interest?

30 May, 2021

On 4 May 2021, a Principal Member of the Occupational Division of the New South Wales Civil and Administrative Tribunal (‘NCAT‘) found that a Sydney metropolitan council’s mayor had a non-pecuniary conflict of interest in a matter which caused him…

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Tribunal Overturns Suspension of Councillor

22 May, 2014

A Marrickville councillor who was suspended for two months by the Director-General of the Division of Local Government (DG) for engaging in misconduct has succeeded in having the suspension overturned in the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (Tribunal).

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Commencement of Model Code of Conduct 2013

4 Mar, 2013

The Model Code of Conduct 2013 for local councils commenced on 1 March 2013. The Division of Local Government’s website now includes a new webpage with the following resources to support the implementation of the new Code: Model Code of…

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New Model Code of conduct framework

20 Dec, 2012

On 19 December 2012, the Division of Local Government published a new Model Code of Conduct Framework which will commence on 1 March 2013. LTL will be having a close look at the substance of the changes in an upcoming…

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