In accordance with the Council Member Behavioural Standards and as Gazetted by the Minister, Council Members must comply with the regulations set out to receiving any gift or benefit.
The threshold amount governing when a gift or benefit must be registered has been gazette at $50.00.
The Council Member Gift and Benefit Register will be made available on this webpage and updated on a quarterly basis, e.g. March, June, September and December.
The Council Member Expense Register will be made available on this webpage and updated on a quarterly basis, e.g. March, June, September and December.
The purpose of the register of interests in accordance with the legislation in the Local Government Act 1999 is to inform members and the public about the ongoing interests of current members of council to ensure that council members are managing their conflicts of interests and making critical decisions in the public interest . The intention is that the Register is a ‘living’ document, to be updated from time to time with information from the relevant returns provided by members.
The Council Members Register of Interests can be found below:
Following amendments to the Local Government Act 1999, the Chief Executive Officer is no longer required to publish general or material conflicts of interest on the City of Marion website. Conflicts which have been disclosed at a meeting of the Council are recorded in the minutes of the meeting, subject to Section 75B(3) and Section 75C(5) of the Local Government Act 1999.
Prior to the amendments to the Act on 17 November 2022, the Chief Executive Officer was required to publish details of any actual, perceived or material conflicts of interest, as recorded in the minutes, on the City of Marion website. The registers from the previous term of Council can be found below. Note: the registers do not include any conflicts of interest that have been declared in relation to confidential items.