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Elected Members registers

Elected Members gift and benefit register

For the purposes of 3.10 of the code of conduct, the threshold amount governing when a gift or benefit must be registered has been gazette at $100.00.

The new code applied to all Council members automatically from 1 September 2013 and did not need to be adopted by the Council.

The Elected 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.

For further information, please contact Jaimie Thwaites, Unit Manager Council Support on 8375 6641.

Below is the Elected Member Gift and Benefit Register for the 2018/19 Financial Year.

Elected Members expense register

The Elected Member Expense Register will be made available on this webpage and updated on a quarterly basis, e.g. March, June, September and December.

Elected Members register of interests

Under section 70(a1) of the Local Government Act 1999, the Council must publish on the website, in accordance with the regulations, the following details about a Council member as recorded in the Elected Members Register of Interests:

  • The member's income sources (within the meaning of Schedule 3 to the Local Government Act) or employer.
  • The name of any political party, any body or association formed for political purposes or any trade or professional organisation (within the meaning of Schedule 3) of which the member is a member.
  • Any gifts received by the member that are required to be included in the information entered in the Register in relation to the member.

The table below contains the required information as an exerpt from the Elected Members Register of Interests, and was current as at 30 August 2019:

Elected Members register of conflicts of interest

Actual or Perceived Conflicts of Interest

Under Section 75A (4) If a member of a council discloses an actual or percieved conflict of interest in a matter to be discussed at a meeting of the council the following details must be recorded in the minutes of the meeting and on a website determined by the chief executive officer:

(a) the member's name;

(b) the nature of the interest, as described by the member;

(c) the manner in which the member dealt with the actual or perceived conflict of interest;

(d) if the member voted on the matter, the manner in which he or she voted;

(e) the manner in which the majority of persons who were entitled to vote at the meeting voted on the matter.


Material Conflicts of Interest

Under section 74(5) of the Local Government Act 1999, if a member of council discloses a material conflict of interest in a matter to be discussed at a meeting of the council the following details must be recorded in the minutes of the meeting and on a website determined by the chief executive officer:

(a) the member's name;

(b) the nature of the interest, as described by the member;

(c) if the member took part in the meeting, or was in the chamber during the meeting, under an approval under subsection (3), the fact that the member took part in the meeting, or was in the chamber during the meeting (as the case requires)*

*Note: The register does not include any conflicts of interest that have been declared in relation to confidential items.

The register below shows the required information and will be updated monthly.