Draft Code of Conduct 15th June 2017

Applicability of the Code

The Code applies to all Ulysses Club members, their proxies and nominated members of committees, employees, or groups formed to assist the Ulysses Club conduct its business.

The Code applies at all Ulysses Club meetings, official visits and events and any other official gathering or meetings where individuals are representing the Ulysses Club.

Member Conduct

1 As a Ulysses Club Committee member, we will;

· act ethically and with integrity;
· make decisions fairly, impartially and promptly, considering all available information,
  legislation, policies and procedures;
· treat members of the public and colleagues with respect, courtesy, honesty and fairness,
  and have proper regard for their interests, rights, safety and welfare;
· not harass, bully or discriminate against colleagues, members of the public and employees;
· contribute to a harmonious, safe and productive work environment by our work habits, and
  professional workplace relationships; and
· fulfilling our purpose as Committee members.

2 Communication and official information – we will:

· not disclose official information or documents acquired through any Ulysses Club Committee,
  other than as required by law or where proper authorisation is given by The Committee.
· not misuse official information for personal or commercial gain for myself or another;
· adhere to legal requirements, policies and all other lawful directives regarding
  communication with members of the media and members of the public generally; and
· respect the confidentiality and privacy of all information as it pertains to individuals.

3 Fraudulent and corrupt behaviour – we will:

· not engage in fraud or corruption;
· report any fraudulent or corrupt behaviour; and
· be accountable for the decisions and input we provide.

Accepted at the National Committee meeting 1 July 2017