Review of councillor misconduct framework

Review of councillor misconduct framework

Mr Gary Kellar PSM has completed an independent review of the framework for dealing with councillor misconduct in NSW.

The report is available here.

In response to Mr Kellar’s review the NSW Government has announced a new accountability framework will be developed to ensure the highest standard of conduct from elected officials on local councils.

A roadmap has been developed for the introduction of the new conduct framework and is available here.

Mr Kellar was a member of the expert panel which conducted a review of the local government misconduct framework in Queensland in 2017 and was general manager of Logan City Council for 26 years.