Code of Conduct

All employees of the Australia Council must comply with the organisation's behaviours and Code of Conduct. 

This Code is incorporated in the Australia Council's Enterprise Agreement 2011-2014, and requires staff to:

  1. Behave honestly and with integrity
  2. Act with care and diligence
  3. Treat everyone with respect and courtesy and without harassment of any kind
  4. Comply with all applicable Australian laws
  5. Not provide false or misleading information in response to a request for information that is made for official purposes
  6. Comply with any lawful and reasonable direction given by someone in the Australia Council who has the authority to give the direction
  7. Maintain appropriate confidentiality
  8. Disclose and take reasonable steps to avoid any conflict of interest (real or apparent) in the course of their employment
  9. Use Australia Council and Commonwealth resources in a proper manner
  10. Not make improper use of inside information, or their duties, status, power or authority in order to gain, or seek to gain, a benefit or advantage for themselves or any other person
  11. At all times behave in a way that upholds the integrity and good reputation of the Australia Council
  12. While on duty overseas, behave at all times in a way that upholds the good reputation of the Australia Council. 

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