Roles and Codes
The role of councillors is to represent the community.
They make decisions that benefit their divisions as well as the Douglas Shire. Councillors are responsible for:
- providing leadership to the local government and the community
- planning for the delivery of services
- strategic planning for the future
- developing policy
- making local laws
- complying with legislation.
Ordinary Council meetings are held monthly to make decisions for the region. The council meetings are live streamed. See Council’s live streaming webpage to view past and live council meeting.
Council staff action the decisions made at council meetings.