Right to Information and Privacy

Publication scheme

Our publication scheme describes and categorises information routinely available from Council. It has been developed to give the community greater access to information held by government. The purpose of this is to present a consolidated, user-friendly, comprehensive overview of Council's organisation, its relationship to the community and the various avenues for public access to Council's administrative and political processes.

The information in the publication scheme is grouped into several classes: 

About us (Who we are and what we do)


Our services (The services we offer)


Our finances (What we spend and how we spend it)
  • Budget
  • Annual report and financial statements
  • Details of contracts awarded over $200,000
  • Tenders and quotations and procurement policy


Our priorities (What our priorities are and how we are doing)
  • Our vision and mission
  • Corporate plan
  • Operational plan
  • Major projects


Our decisions (How we make decisions)
  • Council meeting agendas and minutes
  • Council meeting schedule
  • Complaints management process
  • Petitions
  • Planning scheme
  • Development applications - PD Online


Our policies (Our policies and procedures)
  • Corporate policies
  • Local law register


Our lists (Lists and registers)
  • Local law register
  • Roads register
  • Fees and charges register
  • Asset register
  • Councillor conduct register
  • Delegations register - Mayor
  • Delegations register - Council to the Chief Executive Officer
  • Delegations register - Chief Executive Officer to Employees
  • Registers of Councillors interests
  • Development applications - PD Online
  • Register of impounded animals
  • Register of lobbyists
  • Gifts and benefits register


Access to information in alternative format

The documents that are accessed on our website are available in PDF format. If you are unable to access these documents, please ensure you have the most recent version of Adobe Reader. Alternatively, please contact Council and we will assist in providing an alternative format. 

Access to documents may incur charges if requested in an alternative format. 

Feedback about the publication scheme

To submit feedback or make a complaint about the publication scheme:

Complaints will be processed in accordance with our Administrative Action Complaints Policy and Council's Privacy Statement.

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