An alleged breach of Division 3 of the Code of Conduct for Council Members, Committee Members and Candidates must be made on the approved Complaint - Alleged Breach Form within 1 month after the occurrence of the alleged breach.
Any person who has lodged a complaint, or any person against whom a complaint has been made, must keep the complaint confidential until the complaint has been determined or a finding made.
Other complaints of minor breaches are to be made in accordance with legislation. The form and information is available via the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries - Minor Breach System.
Some breaches are considered Serious Breaches. Complaints for serious breaches are to be made in accordance with legislation as outlined by the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries - Serious Breach Complaints webpage.
All complaints that result in a finding under section 5.110(6)(b) that a minor breach has occurred are published in the City's Complaint Register.