Risk Management Systems & Programs

Council has a Risk Management System that comprises the Risk Management Program and the OH&S Program, demonstrating a commitment and a focus on strategies to identify, evaluate and control risks to the Council and the community.

The objectives are:-


  • To recognise that successful risk management is the responsibility of all employees.
  • To encourage the identification and reporting of potential risks to all stake holders.
  • To implement processes to reduce risk.
  • To allow for more effective delivery of Council programs.
  • To establish and promote practices which minimise losses and provide a safe environment for staff and the public by:
  1. Documenting and reviewing current practices.
  2. Adapting current practices to incorporate Risk Management    Principles.
  3. Continuing to review practices to ensure achievement of industry best practices.
  • To protect and enhance Council’s image as a professional, responsible and ethical organisation.
  • To provide resources to develop, maintain and promote Council’s Risk Management Plan


Contact Details

  • Wakool Shire Council - Engineering Dept
  • Phone: 03 58875007
  • Fax: 03 58875103
  • mail@wakool.nsw.gov.au