To provide for the way in which a Councillor may ask a Council employee for advice or information, to set reasonable limits on requests made by Councillors, to provide clarity on Councillors access to Council employees and to assist Councillors in carrying out their responsibilities as elected representatives in an open and transparent manner.
To reimburse councillors for legitimate business expenses incurred while carrying out their civic duties as elected representatives of the City of Logan, and establish entitlements that Logan City Council will provide to Councillors to assist them to fulfil their professional role for the community at an appropriate standard.
To provide a framework for the governance of recordkeeping within Council, to set the standards and outline best practice for recordkeeping within Logan City Council and to provide guidance and direction on the creation and management of information and data.
To make sure all councillors and employees comply with their privacy obligations under the Information Privacy Act 2009 as well as making sure members of the public have a right of access to documents we hold. This is subject to exemptions defined in the Right to Information Act 2009.
To provide independent advice and assurance to the Chief Executive Officer, directors, managers and Council that policies, systems and operational procedures meet set standards of effectiveness, efficiency and propriety within all functional areas of the Council as determined by the annual audit plan.