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Code of ConduCt

BrisBane City CounCil

BrisBane City CounCil Code of ConduCt

Contents
Overview ............................................................................................................................................................... 2 1. Code of Conduct statement ............................................................................................................................................2 2. Public sector ethics and corporate values .......................................................................................................................2 Applicability ........................................................................................................................................................... 2 Outcomes .............................................................................................................................................................. 2 Definitions.............................................................................................................................................................. 3 Procedure requirements ........................................................................................................................................ 4 1. THE FIRST PRINCIPLE – Integrity and impartiality ..........................................................................................................4 2. THE SECOND PRINCIPLE – Promoting the public good ...............................................................................................7 3. THE THIRD PRINCIPLE – Commitment to the system of government..........................................................................9 4. THE FOURTH PRINCIPLE – Accountability and transparency .....................................................................................10 5. Breaches of the Code of Conduct ..................................................................................................................................12 6. If you have a concern .......................................................................................................................................................12 7. A guide to ethical decision-making ................................................................................................................................13 Authority.............................................................................................................................................................. 13 Policy owner ........................................................................................................................................................ 14 Further assistance ................................................................................................................................................ 14 Related information ............................................................................................................................................. 14 Tips on the receipt of gifts, gratuities and benefits ..........................................................................................................15 Tips for managing employee alcohol and drug use .........................................................................................................17 Tips on managing employees who smoke ........................................................................................................................20

BrisBane City CounCil Code of ConduCt | 1

overview
1. Code of Conduct statement
Brisbane City Council conducts its business with integrity, honesty and fairness and complies with all relevant laws, regulations, codes and corporate standards. Everyone working for Brisbane City Council must follow the highest standards of ethical behaviour when dealing with customers and each other. Our leaders must encourage a culture where ethical conduct is…