Elected Members and Staff Registers
Statutory gift register
The City’s Elected Members and Chief Executive Officer are obliged by the Local Government Act 1995 to formally disclose gifts that are worth over $300 which the receive in their official capacity, based on either:
- The once off value of the gift; or
- The total value of all gifts received from the same person over a year.
A register of these gifts is available below, in the format prescribed by regulation 28A and Schedule 1, Form 4 of the Local Government (Administration) Regulations 1996.
Discretionary Elected Members’ gift register
Elected Members often voluntarily disclose the acceptance or refusal of gifts above and beyond statutory gift disclosure requirements, such as the acceptance of one-off gifts that are worth $300 or less. In line with the City’s commitment to transparency, a register of these gifts is available below.
Staff gift registers
Declared interests register
At the Ordinary Meeting of Council held 17 May 2016, Council resolved to establish a public online register of financial, proximity and impartiality Interests disclosed by Council members and staff at Ordinary and Special Council Meetings commencing 30 June 2016.
Fees, expenses and allowances register
The City is required under the Local Government Act 1995 (WA) and the Local Government (Administration) Regulations 1996 (WA), to publish the type and amount or value of any fees, expenses or allowances paid to each Elected Member during a financial year. This register is updated annually following the end of each financial year.
Council Member Reimbursement of Expenses Register
Pursuant to Council Policy 1.6 Council Member Allowances, Fees and Entitlements all reimbursement claims made Council Members are to be recorded in a register which is published on the City’s website.
Professional development register
The professional development register contains details of all mandatory and voluntary professional development undertaken by Elected Members in accordance with Policy 1.2 Professional Development. This register is updated quarterly.
Complaints of Minor Breaches
The registers of complaints of minor breaches contains details of matters where the Local Government Standards Panel has made a finding of a minor breach.