Former Ipswich mayor Andrew Antoniolli has been ordered not to contact former council chief executives Jim Lindsay and Carl Wulff after his fraud case went to court.
Antoniolli was scheduled to appear in Brisbane Magistrates Court on Wednesday for the first time since being charged by Queensland's Crime and Corruption Commission a fortnight ago.
Instead, defence lawyer Dan Rogers appeared on his behalf and requested the matter be adjourned until June 13.
As part of his bail conditions, Antoniolli is not to contact Lindsay or Wulff, council CEOs who have also been charged by the CCC, as well as Troy Dobinson and Lindsey Denman.
He has also been ordered not to visit or speak to any staff at Trek Cycles in Ipswich or contact any council employees in relation to the court matters.
The state's corruption watchdog charged the former police officer with seven counts of fraud on May 2.
He is accused of using council funds "for his own use to purchase auction items from charitable organisations".
The alleged offending took place between October 2011 and June 2017.
Antoniolli is the second Ipswich mayor in less than a year to be charged with criminal offences.
Paul Pisasale, who was charged in June 2017, is faces several allegations that include corruption and misconduct.
The pair are among 14 people facing 70 charges in relation to the CCC's investigations into the council.
On his request, the council on Wednesday afternoon released advice Antoniolli was not required to appear and he remains mayor of the city, having voluntarily stepped down from mayoral duties.
Antoniolli took to social media at the weekend to repeat a previous statement the allegations would not define him.
He urged his followers to show "support for the council and democracy" by signing a petition against administrators being appointed to run the council.
Antoniolli also said the ordeal had been a "very difficult time" for him and his family.