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The Local Government Division, the Integrity Commission and the Local Government Association of Tasmania have produced three short training video scenarios focusing on the ethical and legal obligations of local government elected members under the Local Government Act 1993 .
The scenarios were filmed at the Hobart City Council and the Local Government Division, with volunteer actors from the Department of Premier and Cabinet, the Tasmanian Audit Office, Hobart City Council and the Integrity Commission.
The scenarios are set in the made-up-council of 'Sunnyview'. The scenarios show a range of legal and ethical 'grey areas' councillors may face. Each scenario has an overview and a discussion of the issues raised.
This scenario is about a council decision on a road upgrade. It deals with:
This scenario looks at how to manage conflicts of interest, including:
Conflicts of interest can occur because councillors can ‘wear many hats’, for example, a councillor may also be a member of a sporting club or a member of an association.
This scenario comprises five ethical areas commonly arising for councillors