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Councillor Communications Policy

This policy ensures roles are clear and councillors and Council staff are empowered to deliver excellent external communication to the City of Whittlesea community in line with their roles, responsibilities and obligations.

The Councillor Communications Policy:

a) provides a framework for the Mayor and Councillors to effectively use external communications
to support the delivery of clear, timely, transparent, responsive and accurate information to the

b) outlines appropriate communication activities for the Mayor and Councillors aligned to the
Councillor Code of Conduct

c) facilitates adherence to the Councillor Code of Conduct, in particular the standards of conduct
required of a Councillor

d) outlines the role outlines the role of the CEO, Executive, the Public Affairs Department and other
Council staff

Download the Councillor Communications Policy