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Councillors barred from office for up to seven years if convicted

Queensland councillors will be banned from seeking re-election for up to seven years if convicted of serious integrity offences.

  • Felicity Caldwell
  • Brisbane Times

Under proposed changes being debated in the Queensland Parliament this week, councillors convicted of integrity offences would automatically lose their job and be disqualified from being a councillor for four years.

Wue 4dFor a serious integrity offence, councillors would be disqualified for seven years.

Councillors charged with serious integrity offences, such as bribery or treason, will be…

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