Policies

Here's a handy A-Z list of Council policies that guide our services and activities.

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Affordable housing is identified as a priority area in the Council Plan 2021-2031 and Health and Wellbeing Plan 2021-2025.

This interim policy sets the approach that we will take from 2021 to 2023 as the Victorian Government rolls out the Big Housing Build and prepares its 10-year affordable housing strategy. Background documents support this interim policy.

The Big Housing Build program, announced by the Victorian Government in November 2020, is providing $5.3 billion investment in social and affordable housing. Homes Victoria will deliver Victoria’s Big Housing Build on behalf of the Victorian Government.

As part of the program, $30 million has been identified as the minimum investment in the Macedon Ranges, providing an opportunity to increase social and affordable housing in the shire. 

A comprehensive Affordable Housing Policy for the shire will be completed by July 2023.  

This Policy complies with the requirements of the Local Government Act 2020 (Section 45). It outlines how Council will meet its responsibility to manage the employment cycle of a CEO including the recruitment and appointment of the CEO, determining the CEO’s performance plan, reviewing the performance of the CEO against the plan, and determining the remuneration of the CEO.

Council recognises that protecting children and preventing and responding to child abuse is an organisation wide responsibility. Council commits to regularly review its policies, procedures and documentation to ensure that the principles of a ‘Child Safe Organisation’ as outlined in the standards are embedded into the everyday thinking and practice of Council.

The purpose is to define the type and level of resources that shall be provided to Councillors; provision of a vehicle to the Mayor; expenses that Council shall reimburse a Councillor; the transparency and accountability protocols that shall govern the provision of these resources; and approval processes for the funding of Councillor attendance at events and training and development.

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