New Legislation - Standards for CEO Recruitment, Performance Review & Termination

Published on Thursday, 18 March 2021 at 3:37:16 PM

The Local Government (Administration) Amendment Regulations 2021 (CEO Standards Regulations) gazetted on 2 February 2021 brought into effect the introduction of mandatory minimum standards that cover the recruitment, selection, performance review and early termination of local government Chief Executive Officers. This legislation also required the adoption of a Policy for temporary employment or appointment of a CEO.

At its 16 March Council Meeting, elected members voted to adopt the State Government's model standards and a policy on temporary appointments.

Both documents are available for downloading:

Standards for CEO recruitment, performance and termination

Policy 1.2.9 Appointment of an Acting Chief Executive Office

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