Key Policies

Lobbying Policy and Lobbyist Register

 

Council has adopted a Lobbying Policy to ensure that:

1.community expectations are met in relation to the conduct of ethical and transparent lobbying activities of Council Officials; and

2.there is no misunderstanding regarding Council’s adopted position in relation to the engagement of lobbyists for its own purposes.

Council’s Lobbying Activities

Burwood Council will not engage professional lobbyists to advocate on its behalf in any circumstances. Council Officials, such as the Mayor, General Manager and other senior officers, will continue the practice of lobbying politicians, government officials and other relevant parties in relation to issues affecting Burwood Council, its Community and Local Government as a whole.

Professional Lobbyists

Professional Lobbyists who wish to lobby Council must register with Council by completing the Lobbyists Registration Form. Lobbyists should make themselves aware of Council’s Lobbying Policy and Lobbyists Registration Procedures.

Lobbyists Register

 

LOBBYIST

(Individual/Company)

ISSUE OR MATTER ON WHICH COUNCIL WILL BE LOBBIED

INDIVIDUAL OR ORGANISATION WHO HAS ENGAGED LOBBYIST

DATE OF REGISTRATION






More information

 

1.Lobbyists Policy

2.Lobbyists Registration Procedures and Registration Form

3.ICAC’s Lobbying Local Government Councillors provides more detailed advice

Privacy Policy

Burwood Council is committed to safeguarding your privacy online. Please read the following policy to understand how your personal information will be treated as you make full use of our web site. This policy may change from time to time so please check back periodically. 

As part of offering and providing personalised services, Burwood Council uses cookies to store and sometimes track information about you. A cookie is a small amount of data that is sent to your browser from a web server and stored on your computer's hard drive. These cookies are used to collect statistical information about the number of users who visit our site and which parts of the site are used most frequently.

Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, Burwood Council cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission, we make our best effort to ensure its security on our internal systems.