Policy for the Payment of Expenses and Provision of Facilities for the Mayor and Councillors

This policy enables the reasonable and appropriate reimbursement of expenses and provision of facilities to councillors to help them undertake their civic duties.

It ensures accountability and transparency, and seeks to align councillor expenses and facilities with community expectations. Councillors must not obtain private or political benefit from any expense or facility provided under this policy.

The policy has been prepared in accordance with the Local Government Act 1993 (the Act) and Local Government (General) Regulation 2005 (the Regulation), and complies with the Office of Local Government’s Guidelines for the payment of expenses and provision of facilities to Mayors and Councillors in NSW.

The policy sets out the maximum amounts Council will pay for specific expenses and facilities. Expenses not explicitly addressed in this policy will not be paid or reimbursed.

For a copy of this policy click here (PDF 390.4KB)


Written or electronic submissions are invited until 5pm on 15 December 2019.

Written submissions should be addressed to Dubbo Regional Council, P.O. Box 81, DUBBO  NSW  2830.

Electronic submissions can be made via the form below


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Public submission

Please provide your details and complete the following form to submit your feedback on the POLICY FOR THE PAYMENT OF THE EXPENSES AND PROVISION OF FACILITIES FOR THE MAYOR AND COUNCILLORS

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Last Edited: 18 Nov 2019

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