The tribunal is established by section 183 of the Local Government Act 2009.

In addition to its remuneration and discipline responsibilities, the Minister for Local Government may direct the tribunal to undertake other functions.

The tribunal performs its responsibilities in accordance with the principles outlined in section 4 of the Local Government Act, including:

Councillor remuneration

The tribunal is responsible for:

When the tribunal makes a decision about remuneration, it must prepare a remuneration schedule and publish it in the Queensland Government Gazette. The tribunal must also prepare a report and give a copy of the report and the schedule to the Minister for Local Government. View the tribunal's most recent report.

Councillor discipline

The tribunal is also responsible, under section 176 of the Local Government Act 2009, for hearing and deciding the most serious complaints of misconduct by councillors.

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