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Councillor Annual Fees and Allowances

Local Governments are required to pay Councillors 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 Councillors are detailed in the table below.

Annual Fees and Allowances
(paid in monthly instalments to Councillors)

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 - Councillor Allowances, Expenses and Supplies provides for 60^ of the maximum SAT allowance of $3,500

$2,100.00

Councillor Disclosures

Meeting Attendances 

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

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

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

Gift Register

The Local Government Act requires Councillors 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 Councillors.

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.

Travel, Training/Conferences & Child Care Register

Travel - Councillors 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 Councillors 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 Councillors. Training and development undertaken by Councillors and paid for by the City is detailed in the register.

Child care - Under the Local Government (Administration) Regulations 1996 Councillors 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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Councillor Date of claim Summary Attachments
Cr Julie Brown 03 Sep 2019 $4,090.52 - IPWEA International Public Works Conference 2019, Hobart TAS, 25-28/08/2019
Cr Julie Brown 30 Aug 2019 $380.58 - 405km Cr J Brown - Travel claim - August 2019
Cr Julie Jones 17 Aug 2019 $99.21 - 146.5km Cr J Jones - Travel claim form - July 2019
Cr Peter Abetz 16 Aug 2019 $131.56 - 140km Cr P Abetz - Travel claim form - July 2019
Cr David Goode 03 Aug 2019 $88.33 - 94kms Cr D Goode - Travel claim form - June 2019
Cr David Goode 03 Aug 2019 $92.09 - 98kms Cr D Goode - Travel claim form - July 2019
Cr Peter Abetz 01 Aug 2019 $90.00 - UDIA Road to Revitalisation, Perth, 24/7/2019
Cr Julie Brown 01 Aug 2019 $90.00 - UDIA Road to Revitalisation, Perth, 24/7/2019
Cr Glenn Dewhurst 01 Aug 2019 $150.00 - Property Council of Aust. - Developer Contributions, New Policy for the Future, Perth, 4/7/2019
Cr Julie Brown 31 Jul 2019 $299.76 - 319km
$12.00 - Parking
Cr J Brown - Travel claim form - July 2019
Cr Julie Brown 22 Jul 2019 $150.00 - Property Council of Aust. - Developer Contributions, New Policy for the Future, Perth, 4/7/2019
Cr Olwen Searle 10 Jul 2019 $194.36 - 287km Cr O Searle - Travel claim form - June 2019
Cr Peter Abetz 04 Jul 2019 $66.72 - 71km Cr P Abetz - Travel claim form - June 2019
Cr Glenn Dewhurst 01 Jul 2019 $2,838.80 - ALGA National General Assembly, Canberra ACT, 16-19/6/201914/3/2019
Cr Julie Brown 30 Jun 2019 $284.73 - 303km Cr J Brown - Travel claim form - June 2019
Cr Julie Jones 27 Jun 2019 $144.90 - 154.2km Cr J Jones - Travel claim form - May 2019
Cr Julie Jones 27 Jun 2019 $71.89 - 76.5km Cr J Jones - Travel claim form - June 2019
Cr Peter Abetz 22 Jun 2019 $84.57 - 90km Cr P Abetz - Travel claim form - April 2019
Cr Peter Abetz 08 Jun 2019 $171.03 - 182km Cr P Abetz - Travel claim form - May 2019
Cr David Goode 07 Jun 2019 $103.37 - 110kms Cr D Goode - Travel claim form - April 2019
Cr David Goode 07 Jun 2019 $94.91 - 101kms Cr D Goode - Travel claim form - May 2019
Cr Julie Brown 31 May 2019 $382.46 - 407km
$6.30 Parking
Cr J Brown - Travel claim form - May 2019
Cr Olwen Searle 27 May 2019 $115.12 - 170km Cr O Searle - Travel claim form - April 2019
Cr Olwen Searle 27 May 2019 $190.29 - 281km Cr O Searle - Travel claim form - May 2019
Cr Julie Jones 17 May 2019 $131.56 - 140km Cr J Jones - Travel claim - April 2019
Cr Julie Brown 13 May 2019 $80.91 - UDIA - Dissecting Development Contributions, Crown Perth, 29/5/2019
Cr Julie Brown 13 May 2019 $80.91 - UDIA - Examination of DAP, Westin Hotel Perth, 9/5/2019
Cr Glenn Dewhurst 10 May 2019 $1,104.15 - 1,175km Cr Glenn Dewhurst - Travel claim - April 2019
Cr Terresa Lynes 10 May 2019 $2,475.00 - WALGA Diploma of Local Government (Elected Member), Perth WA 7/5/2019
Covering 10 units consisting of: Manage conflict, Manage people performance, Develop and implement strategic plans, Contribute to land use planning, Manage assets sustainably, Manage policy development, Contribute to effective decision making, Undertake councillor roles and responsibilities, Provide leadership within the council and community, Perform the role of an elected member.
Cr Julie Brown 01 May 2019 $631.35 - WA State Heritage & History Conference, Westin Hotel, Perth, 29-30/4/2019
Cr Julie Brown 01 May 2019 $201.39 - UDIA - The Challenges of Change, Astral Ballroom Crown Perth, 12/4/2019
Cr Terresa Lynes 01 May 2019 $80.91 - UDIA Dissecting Development Contributions, Perth WA 29/5/2019
Cr Julie Brown 30 Apr 2019 $441.66 - 470km
$40.50 Parking
Cr J Brown - Travel claim form - April 2019
Cr Julie Jones 18 Apr 2019 $83.63 - 89km Cr J Jones - Travel claim - March 2019
Cr Olwen Searle 16 Apr 2019 $176.07 - 260km Cr O Searle - Travel claim - March 2019
Cr Peter Abetz 08 Apr 2019 $152.23 - 162km Cr P Abetz - Travel claim form - March 2019
Cr David Goode 07 Apr 2019 $125.92 - 134kms Cr D Goode - Travel claim form - February 2019
Cr David Goode 07 Apr 2019 $131.56 - 140kms Cr D Goode - Travel claim form - March 2019
Cr Glenn Dewhurst 04 Apr 2019 $1,119.18 - 1,191km
$30.76 - Parking
Cr G Dewhurst - Travel claim form - March 2019
Cr David Goode 04 Apr 2019 $175.00 - Committee for Perth - What we Thought Would Kill Us Learnings & Recommendations Report Launch, Perth 2/4/2019
Cr Julie Jones 01 Apr 2019 $3,061.22 - Cities & Regional 4.0 Summit, Melbourne VIC, 12-13/03/2019
Cr Julie Brown 31 Mar 2019 $290.37 - 309km
$13.30 Parking
Cr J Brown - Travel claim form - March 2019
Cr Glenn Dewhurst 29 Mar 2019 $558.13 - AIM Seminar - Tom Peters, The Excellence Dividend, Floreat WA, 14/3/2019
Cr Peter Abetz 19 Mar 2019 $89.27 - 95km Cr P Abetz - Travel Claim form - February 2019
Cr Olwen Searle 10 Mar 2019 $139.50 - 206km Cr Olwen Searle - Travel claim form - February 2019
Cr Glenn Dewhurst 08 Mar 2019 $826.00 - 879km Cr G Dewhurst - Travel Claim form - February 2019
Cr Julie Jones 05 Mar 2019 $17.85 - 19km Cr J Jones - Travel claim form - January 2019
Cr Julie Jones 05 Mar 2019 $235.21 - 250.3km Cr J Jones - Travel claim form - February 2019
Cr Julie Brown 01 Mar 2019 $173.32 - IPAA WA President's Address with WA Premier, Pan Pacific Perth, 20/2/2019
Cr David Goode 01 Mar 2019 $175.00 - UDIA Perth in a Global Context, Perth 15/2/2019
Cr Julie Brown 28 Feb 2019 $320.44 = 341km
$6.00 Parking
Cr J Brown - Travel claim form - February 2019
Cr Glenn Dewhurst 08 Feb 2019 $639.94 - 681 kms Cr G Dewhurst - Travel claim form - January 2019
Cr Terresa Lynes 31 Jan 2019 $59.09 - WALGA Future of Local Government Forum, Perth WA 30/1/2019
Cr Julie Brown 31 Jan 2019 $39.47 - 42 kms Cr J Brown - Travel claim form - January 2019
Cr Julie Jones 11 Jan 2019 $195.00 - Future WALGA e-Learning - Conflicts of Interest, 14/1/2019