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Guiding questions for ethical decision making

As an elected member, there are three main guides for ethical behaviour:

  1. legislation, including the:
  2. your council’s code of conduct and policies; and
  3. your personal ethics.

Guiding questions with detailed information for ethical decision making4  are listed below:

  1. Are your actions in line with the law?
  2. Are your actions in line with your council's code of conduct?
  3. Are your actions in line with your personal code of ethics?

 

4 This section was written in conjunction with the Integrity Commission Tasmania. See http://www.integrity.tas.gov.au/ for more information.