values ethical behaviour by its elected officials, staff, suppliers
and business partners. To ensure ethical
behaviour by elected officials and Council staff, Council
has adopted a Code
Council has also adopted the following standards for all tenderers,
suppliers, contractors and consultants to Lane Cove Council, to
ensure they are bound by the same high ethical standards.
Tenderers, suppliers, contractors and consultants must:-
with Council’s procurement policies and procedures.
- Provide accurate and reliable
advice and information when required
actual or perceived conflicts of interest. A conflict of interest
includes both pecuniary and non-pecuniary interests and is equally
important. A pecuniary interest is an interest that a person
has in a matter because of the reasonable likelihood or expectation
of appreciable financial gain or loss to the person or another
person with whom the person is associated. Associated persons
include relatives, partners and employers. A non-pecuniary interest
may include family relationships, friendships, positions in
associations, or other interests that do not involve financial
gain or loss.
ethically, fairly and honestly in all dealings.
Refrain from exerting
pressure or to offer any inducements or incentives or future
employment to officers or elected officials.
safety of the community at all times
the unauthorised release of privileged information, including
confidential Council information
from discussing Council dealings with the media, except with
to Council's General Manager any suspected breach of these ethical