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Date News item
Tuesday, Sep 21, 2021 Statement by the Independent Assessor Kathleen Florian – Balonne Shire councillor decision
Wednesday, Sep 15, 2021 Statement by the Independent Assessor Kathleen Florian – Balonne Shire councillor decision
Tuesday, Sep 7, 2021 Statement by the Independent Assessor Kathleen Florian – (former) Cairns Regional councillor decision
Thursday, Sep 2, 2021 Statement by the Independent Assessor Kathleen Florian – (former) Scenic Rim councillor decision
Thursday, Aug 12, 2021 Statement by the Independent Assessor Kathleen Florian – (former) Townsville City councillor decision
Friday, Jul 16, 2021 Statement by the Independent Assessor Kathleen Florian – (former) Cassowary Coast deputy mayor decision
Thursday, Jul 8, 2021 OIA corrects the record
Thursday, May 20, 2021 Statement by the Independent Assessor Kathleen Florian – (former) Cairns Regional councillor decision
Monday, May 17, 2021 OIA allays concerns about ‘weaponised’ complaints
Tuesday, Mar 23, 2021 Statement by the Independent Assessor Kathleen Florian – Former Woorabinda Aboriginal Shire mayor decision
Tuesday, Mar 23, 2021 Statement by the Independent Assessor Kathleen Florian – Former South Burnett Regional councillor decision
Thursday, Mar 18, 2021 Statement by the Independent Assessor Kathleen Florian – Former Noosa Shire councillor decision
Thursday, Mar 4, 2021 Statement by the Independent Assessor Kathleen Florian – Cassowary Coast councillor decision
Thursday, Feb 25, 2021 OIA helps remote Indigenous councils
Monday, Jan 4, 2021 Statement by the Independent Assessor Kathleen Florian – (Former) Cassowary Coast mayor decision
Monday, Jan 4, 2021 Statement by the Independent Assessor Kathleen Florian – Maranoa Mayor decision
Friday, Dec 11, 2020 Statement by the Independent Assessor Kathleen Florian – Cloncurry Shire Councillor decision
Friday, Feb 28, 2020 OIA calls for fair campaigns
Friday, May 3, 2019 Advice: Individual councillor submissions to the Local Government Change Commission
Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 Statement from the Independent Assessor Kathleen Florian regarding Noosa Shire councillor
Monday, Feb 4, 2019 Councillors not prosecuted if they follow conflict of interest meeting aid
Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019 More than 900 councillor conduct complaints made in last financial year
Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019 Statement from the Independent Assessor Kathleen Florian – Cassowary Coast councillor decision
Thursday, Sep 12, 2019 Statement from the Independent Assessor Kathleen Florian – Redland City councillor decision
Tuesday, Apr 30, 2019 Statement from the Independent Assessor Kathleen Florian – Toowoomba councillor decision
Tuesday, May 7, 2019 Statement from the Independent Assessor Kathleen Florian – Cassowary Coast councillor decisions
Wednesday, May 29, 2019 Statement from the Independent Assessor Kathleen Florian – Southern Downs councillor decision
Tuesday, Apr 30, 2019 Statement from the Independent Assessor Kathleen Florian
Friday, Sep 13, 2019 Statement from the Independent Assessor Kathleen Florian – Moreton Bay Regional councillor decision
Thursday, May 23, 2019 Statement from the Independent Assessor Kathleen Florian – Gympie councillor decision
Tuesday, Mar 26, 2019 Statement from the Independent Assessor Kathleen Florian
Tuesday, Aug 27, 2019 Statement from the Independent Assessor Kathleen Florian – Gold Coast City councillor complaint decision
Monday, Nov 4, 2019 Statement from the Independent Assessor Kathleen Florian – Gold Coast deputy mayor decision
Thursday, Dec 3, 2020 Statement from the Independent Assessor Kathleen Florian – Gympie councillor decision
Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019 Statement from the Independent Assessor Kathleen Florian – Burdekin Shire mayor decision
Sunday, Apr 14, 2019 Complaints prompt new social media guidelines for councillors
Friday, Nov 1, 2019 Councillors making vexatious complaints face hefty fines
Wednesday, Apr 17, 2019 Public lodge half of almost 600 councillor complaints
Monday, Dec 3, 2018 New councillor complaints office opens
Monday, Mar 11, 2019 Councillor complaints now prioritised
Thursday, Mar 19, 2020 Statement from the Independent Assessor Kathleen Florian - Bundaberg Regional councillor decisions
Thursday, Mar 19, 2020 Statement from the Independent Assessor Kathleen Florian - Bundaberg Regional councillor decision
Monday, Jan 6, 2020 Statement from the Independent Assessor Kathleen Florian – Gold Coast City councillor decision
Friday, Oct 16, 2020 Statement from the Independent Assessor Kathleen Florian – Gold Coast City councillor decision
Monday, Jan 6, 2020 Statement from the Independent Assessor Kathleen Florian – Moreton Bay Regional councillor decision
Monday, Jan 6, 2020 Statement from the Independent Assessor Kathleen Florian – Redland City councillor decision
Tuesday, Nov 10, 2020 Statement by the Independent Assessor Kathleen Florian - Rockhampton Regional Council Mayor decision
Thursday, Jan 23, 2020 Statement from the Independent Assessor Kathleen Florian – Cassowary Coast councillor decision
Friday, Feb 7, 2020 Statement from the Independent Assessor Kathleen Florian – Whitsunday deputy mayor decision
Tuesday, Mar 10, 2020 OIA addresses public statements by election candidate Paul Tully
Wednesday, Feb 19, 2020 OIA releases data on investigations into Queensland councillors
Monday, Aug 31, 2020 Statement by the Independent Assessor Kathleen Florian - Cairns Regional Councillor decision
Friday, Jun 5, 2020 Statement from the Independent Assessor Kathleen Florian – Cassowary Coast Regional councillor decision
Monday, Aug 3, 2020 OIA receives more than 1,000 councillor conduct complaints
Friday, Jan 24, 2020 OIA confirms investigation of Gold Coast Mayor
Tuesday, Dec 3, 2019 The OIA marks its first year with record numbers
Tuesday, May 5, 2020 OIA announces amnesty for first-time councillors
Monday, May 4, 2020 New guide on messaging apps for councillors
Wednesday, Mar 4, 2020 Making 2020 #fairforall

Last updated: 15 Sep 2021