It is vital that Queenslanders trust in their system of local government. Queensland’s councillor conduct complaints process supports everyday people and local governments to hold Councillors and Mayors accountable to the communities they serve.

By reporting misconduct, you are playing a role in helping to make local governments stronger. The Independent Assessor will assess and may investigate your complaint. If evidence indicates that a councillor or mayor’s behaviour is misconduct the Councillor Conduct Tribunal will hear the matter and impose the appropriate sanction.

A councillor conduct complaint can be made to the Independent Assessor in the following ways:

If a complaint is made vexatiously or for improper purposes, the complainant may be prosecuted under the amended Local Government Act 2009.