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Code of Conduct Reviewers: Expressions of Interest

Posted Friday 01 February 2013ethics 250

Council as part of SHOROC, is seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified persons to be independent representatives for a panel of Conduct Reviewers to inquire into, as and when received, alleged breaches of their Code of Conduct by their Mayor, Councillors or General Manager.

SHOROC, a partnership of Manly, Mosman, Pittwater and Warringah Councils, is seeking independent representatives for a panel of Conduct Reviewers on behalf of the member councils.

Pursuant to the Model Code of Conduct, each Council is required to establish a panel of Conduct Reviewers to inquire into alleged breaches of their Code by their Mayor, Councillors or General Manager.

SHOROC seeks expressions of interest from suitably qualified and experienced independent representatives who would like to be considered for appointment as panel members. The following terms and conditions apply.

To be eligible to be a member of a panel of conduct reviewers, a person must, at a minimum, have the following:

  • an understanding of local government
  • demonstrated experience in, and knowledge of, investigative processes including, but not limited to, procedural fairness requirements and the requirements of the Public Interest Disclosures Act 1994
  • knowledge and experience of one or more of the following: law, investigations, public administration, public sector ethics, or alternative dispute resolution

Closing date: Friday 8 March 2013.

For further information, including the full terms and conditions and the application process, see SHOROC’s website: