Elected Member Annual Fees and Allowances

Local Governments are required to pay Elected Member fees and allowances. Those fees and allowances must be in accordance with rates set by the State Government's Salaries and Allowances Tribunal. Fees and allowances paid by the City to Elected Members are detailed in the table below.

Annual Fees and Allowances
(paid in monthly instalments to Elected Members)
Annual attendance fees
Mayor $47,516.00
Councillor $31,678.00
Annual Mayoral Allowance $89,753.00
Annual Deputy Mayoral Allowance
(25% of the Mayoral Allowance)
$22,438.25
Annual Telecommunications Allowance (Council Policy 5.4.23 - Elected Member Allowances, Expenses and Supplies provides for 100% of the maximum SAT allowance of $3,500 $3,500.00

Elected Member Disclosures

Meeting Attendances

Pre Ordinary Council Meeting Briefing Sessions are held prior to Council Meetings commencing at 5.30pm and provide an opportunity for Elected Members to ask questions and seek clarification on items included on the Council Agenda.

Elected Member Workshops are held on alternate Tuesdays to Council Meetings and provide an opportunity for staff to brief Elected Members on strategic issues, major projects and any other issues the CEO considers relevant for Elected Members.

Record of attendances by Elected Members at Ordinary Council Meetings, Pre-OCM Briefing Sessions, Elected Member Workshops, Special Council Meetings, Electors’ Meetings.

Gift Register

The Local Government Act requires Elected Members and designated employees to disclose any gifts they receive in the course of their duties. The City is required to maintain a register of gifts declared.

The Gift Register provides a list of contributions of travel as well as gifts to staff and Elected Members.

Electoral Gift Register

The Local Government (Election) Regulations require candidates in an election to declare any gifts they receive to support their campaign. Local governments are required to maintain a register of electoral gifts declared.

The Electoral Gift Register details gifts received by candidates who have nominated for the local government election as well as the name of the donor of the gift.

Register of Complaints - Official Conduct

The Register of Complaints details complaints of minor breaches by Elected Members that have been proven and a finding has been made by the Standards Panel.

Travel, Training/Conferences & Child Care Register

Travel - Elected Members are entitled to be reimbursed for travel expenses incurred in performing their functions. The rates of reimbursement are set by the State Government's Salaries and Allowances Tribunal and Elected Members are required to submit a travel claim form which is then verified by staff before payment.

Training/Development/Conferences - Council has adopted a policy in relation to training and development for Elected Members. Training and development undertaken by Elected Members and paid for by the City is detailed in the register. At the end of each financial year the City is required to publish a report on training undertaken by Elected Members.

Child care - Under the Local Government (Administration) Regulations 1996 Elected Members are to be reimbursed for child care costs incurred as a result of their attendance at Council or Committee meetings. The amount of reimbursement is determined by the Salaries and Allowances Tribunal.

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Elected Member Date of claim Sort ascending Summary Attachments
Cr Peter Abetz

$550 - Economic Development Essentials for Elected Members (eLearning)

Cr Aaron Adams

$150 - Property Council of Aust. WA - Vision for the State with the Premier Roger Cook MLA

Cr Serena Williamson

$150 - Property Council of Aust. WA - Vision for the State with the Premier Roger Cook MLA

Cr Diane Lloyd

$150 - Property Council of Aust. WA - Vision for the State with the Premier Roger Cook MLA

Cr Saiful Islam

$150 - Property Council of Aust. WA - Vision for the State with the Premier Roger Cook MLA

Cr David Goode

$150 - Property Council of Aust. WA - Vision for the State with the Premier Roger Cook MLA

Cr Saiful Islam

$33.85 - 60.6

$10.56 - 15.6

Cr Saiful Islam

$58.98 - 105.6

$20.52 - 30.3

Cr Aaron Adams

$43.00 - 77kms

$46.02 - 82.4kms

Cr Aaron Adams

$43.00 - 77kms

Cr Adam Hort

$94.05 - 104kms

Cr Adam Hort

$126.00 - 169kms

Cr Adam Hort

$142.22 - 179kms

Cr Adam Hort

$91.05 - 117kms

Cr Diane Lloyd

$350 - WALGA Council Member Essentials - Meeting Procedures

Cr Kylie Dalton

$220 - WALGA Council Member Essentials - Understanding Local Government

$220 - WALGA Council Member Essentials - Conflicts of interest

Cr Diane Lloyd

$117.02 - 172.8kms

Cr Diane Lloyd

$159.82 - 236kms

Cr Diane Lloyd

$14.56 - 21.5kms

Cr Saiful Islam

$350 - WALGA Council Member Essentials - Meeting procedures