Right to Information
Douglas Shire Council is committed to providing residents with open and transparent access to information about council’s services, activities and business operations. You can locate information about our policies, financial reports, public registers and documents about our decisions. However, we must also ensure that certain information including personal information is appropriately protected.
Outlines Council’s Organisational Structure to Management level.
Employment at Council
Douglas Shire Council is an equal opportunity employer, promoting workplace diversity and a safety culture with a smoke-free environment. Enquiries about employment at Council should be directed to the Human Resources department by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by phoning (07) 4099 9444. Alternatively, click on the link below to see what jobs are currently available at Council.
Douglas Shire Council undertakes procurement for the carrying out of works, goods, services and Information Communication and Technology (ICT). Council must utilize procurement to advance the strategic priorities and outcomes of Council whilst achieving value for money with probity and accountability.
Council’s approach when dealing with complaints allows for fair and detailed consideration. A complaint is an expression of dissatisfaction by an affected person about an administrative action of Council, which in the judgement of the receiving officer is of sufficient substance to warrant action under the Complaints (Administrative Action) Policy.
Council performs many roles in the community, from information provider to regulator. Council’s roles continuum defines its role in every activity Council is involved in and provides clarity on Council’s contribution.
Public Interest Disclosure (PID)
Council’s Public Interest Disclosure Policy outlines its responsibility to ensure that public interest disclosures are compliant with the Public Interest Disclosure Act 2010 (PID Act) requirements to investigate all public interest disclosures.
Information Privacy Statement
Council is committed to protecting user privacy. We understand and appreciate that visitors and users of this web site are concerned about their privacy and the confidentiality and security of any information that may be provided to Council.
Legal information and disclaimer
The information on this website is for information purposes only. By continuing to use our website you accept the terms and conditions of use as they apply from time to time.
Material on this website is owned by, or licensed to, Council. Material owned by Council is subject to copyright and our authorisation is required prior to reproduction, storage or transmission of the material.