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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 100% of the maximum SAT allowance of $3,500

$3,500.00

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.

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 - 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.  At the end of each financial year the City is required to publish a report on training undertaken by Councillors.  A copy of the report can be found here.

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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  • Any year from 2016 onwards.

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Councillor Date of claim Summary Attachments
Cr David Goode 16 Jun 2021 $333.86 - 493km
$5.00 - Parking
Cr D Goode - Travel Claim form - May 2021
Cr David Goode 11 Jun 2021 $163.64 - UDIA event - Infill & Market Realities, Crown Perth, 11/6/2021
Cr Julie Brown 11 Jun 2021 $163.64 - UDIA event - Infill & Market Realities, Crown Perth, 11/6/2021
Cr Adam Hort 06 Jun 2021 $104.97 - 155km Cr A Hort - Travel claim form - May 2021
Cr Julie Brown 31 May 2021 $313.86 - 334km Cr J Brown - Travel claim form - May 2021
Cr Aaron Adams 25 May 2021 $74.63 - 110.2km Cr A Adams - Travel claim form - May 2021
Cr Adam Hort 18 May 2021 $30.47 - 45km Cr A Hort - Travel claim form - February 2021
Cr Adam Hort 18 May 2021 $76.52 - 113km Cr A Hort - Travel claim form - March 2021
Cr Adam Hort 18 May 2021 $30.47 - 45km Cr A Hort - Travel claim form - April 2021
Cr Sarah Patterson 17 May 2021 $7,304 - Institute of Company Directors, Directors Course (Online), 8/7/2021 - 19/8/2021
Cr Peter Abetz 17 May 2021 $99.61 - 106kms Cr P Abetz - Travel claim form - April 2021
Cr Julie Brown 14 May 2021 $50.00 - 2021 WA Transport & Roads Forum, Crown Perth, 14/5/2021
Cr David Goode 14 May 2021 $900.00 - Registration, ALGA National General Assembly, Canberra ACT, 20 - 23/6/2021
$1,773 - Airfares to attend the ALGA NGA, Canberra ACT
$ - Accommodation TBA
Cr Peter Abetz 13 May 2021 $50.00 - WALGA event with the Minister for Housing; Local Government re priorities and intentions for Labor's term of office, Fraser's Kings Park, 13/5/2021
Cr Julie Brown 13 May 2021 $50.00 - WALGA event with the Minister for Housing; Local Government re priorities and intentions for Labor's term of office, Fraser's Kings Park, 13/5/2021
Cr Adam Hort 13 May 2021 $50.00 - WALGA event with the Minister for Housing; Local Government re priorities and intentions for Labor's term of office, Fraser's Kings Park, 13/5/2021
Cr Sarah Patterson 13 May 2021 $50.00 - WALGA event with the Minister for Housing; Local Government re priorities and intentions for Labor's term of office, Fraser's Kings Park, 13/5/2021
Cr David Goode 13 May 2021 $50.00 - WALGA event with the Minister for Housing; Local Government re priorities and intentions for Labor's term of office, Fraser's Kings Park, 13/5/2021
Cr Aaron Adams 10 May 2021 $33.59 - 49.6km Cr A Adams - Travel claim form - April 2021
Cr David Goode 07 May 2021 $287.81 - 425km Cr D Goode - Travel claim form - April 2021
Cr Julie Brown 30 Apr 2021 $280.97 - 299km Cr J Brown - Travel claim form - April 2021
Cr Sarah Patterson 28 Apr 2021 $296.01 - 315km Cr S Patterson - Travel claim form - Feb, Mar & April 2021
Cr Peter Abetz 19 Apr 2021 $121.22 - 129kms Cr P Abetz - Travel claim form - March 2021
Cr David Goode 14 Apr 2021 $342.66 - 506km
$5.00 - Parking
Cr D Goode - Travel claim form - March 2021
Cr Julie Brown 31 Mar 2021 $242.44 - 258km
$30.00 - Parking
Cr J Brown - Travel claim form - March 2021
Cr Aaron Adams 31 Mar 2021 $77.20 - 114km Cr A Adams - Travel claim form - March 2021
Cr David Goode 15 Mar 2021 $7,304 - Institute of Company Directors, Directors Course (Online), 7/6/2021 - 5/7/2021
Cr Adam Hort 15 Mar 2021 $7,304 - Institute of Company Directors, Directors Course (Online), 7/6/2021 - 5/7/2021
Cr Julie Brown 12 Mar 2021 $1,790 - Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia State Conference 2021, Esplanade Hotel, Fremantle 11 - 12/3/2021
Cr David Goode 08 Mar 2021 $246.50 - 364km Cr D Goode - Travel claim form - February 2021
Cr Glenn Dewhurst 05 Mar 2021 $60.14 - 64km Cr G Dewhurst - Travel claim form - February 2021
Cr Peter Abetz 02 Mar 2021 $93.03 - 99kms Cr P Abetz - Travel claim form - February 2021
Cr Julie Brown 28 Feb 2021 $123.10 - 131km Cr J Brown - Travel claim form - February 2021
Cr Aaron Adams 26 Feb 2021 $45.11 - 48km Cr A Adams - Travel claim form - February 2021
Cr Julie Brown 25 Feb 2021 $85.00 - Heritage Tourism Workshop, Forum Advocating Cultural and Eco-Tourism, WA Museum 25/2/2021
Cr Julie Brown 19 Feb 2021 $83.63 - 89km Cr J Brown - Travel claim form - January 2021.pdf
Cr David Goode 09 Feb 2021 $191.65 - 283km
$9.80 - Parking
Cr D Goode - Travel claim form - January 2021
Cr Aaron Adams 01 Feb 2021 $32.51 - 34.6km Cr A Adams - Travel claim form - January 2021
Cr Sarah Patterson 29 Jan 2021 $109.94 - 117km Cr S Patterson - Travel claim form - December 2020-January 2021
Cr Adam Hort 29 Jan 2021 $20.99 - 31km Cr A Hort - Travel claim form - January 2021