Council Policies



Berrigan Shire Council’s Policy Register draws together the administrative and operational policies adopted by the Council. The policies, along with many other internal and external documents, set the framework within which Council fulfills its service and regulatory responsibilities under relevant statutes.

Copies of the following policies may be viewed at the Council Office in Berrigan during office hours, any noted in blue can be viewed online.

Policy Name

Asbestos Policy
Asset Management
Authority to Send Council Plant Outside the Council’s Area in Emergency Situations
Berrigan Shire Library Service – Patron Code of Conduct
Capital Works on Community Facilities
Child Protection
Clothing & Protective Equipment
Commemorative Wreaths
Commercial Credit
Communication Devices & the Internet
Community Engagemnet Framework
Community Garden Policy
Contaminated Land Management
Council Operated Enterprises
Customer Request/Suggestion
Development Assessment & Control Community Consultation
Discrimination, Workplace Bullying & Harassment
Drug & Alcohol Free Workplace
Early Issue of Subdivision Certifiactes
Employee Assistance Program
Equal Employment Opportunity
Event Management
Financial Hardship – Loose Fillasbestos Insulation
Financial Hardship
Fraud Control
Fuel Card
Gathering Information for Incident Management
Heat Stress
Internal Reporting
Legislative Compliance
Library Collection
Library Patron Code of Conduct
Library Service Children & Young Persons
Local Preference
Monumental & Lawn Cemeteries
Naming of Community Facilities & Public Places
Outdoor Dining & Street Trading
Payment of Expenses & The Provision of Facilities for Mayors & Councillors
Permanent Water Saving
Playground Management
Preferred Tree Species List
Pre-Medical Employment
Private Employment
Private Use of Council Vehicles – Fuel Charge
Private Use of Council Vehicles
Procurement & Disposal
Public Internet Usage
Recognition of Service
Reimbursement of Relocation Expenses
Related Party Disclosure Policy
Relocation of Previously Used Residences
Requests for Donations & Financial Assistance
Risk Management Policy & Framework
Road Opening
Roadside Hazard Treatment
Signs as Remote Supervision
Social Justice Framework
Social Media
Staff Remuneration Package Review
Street Banners
Street Naming and Addressing
Street Stall
Supervision and Hiring Arrangements for Community Swimming Pools
Tree Management
Use of the Council Chambers
User Fees & Charges
Volunteer Recognition
Waste Collection & Disposal
Water & Sewer Supply
Water Trading
Work Health & Safety
Workplace Rehabilitation

Includes Policies drafted by the Shire, for the public to view.

Contacting Council

Office: 56 Chanter Street, Berrigan.
Office hours are 8.00 am to 5.00 pm
Monday to Friday.
(03) 5888 5100
(03) 5885 2092
Post: Berrigan Shire Council
56 Chanter Street
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