Financial Interests and Declarations Register

In accordance with the Local Government Legislation Amendment Act 2019,  the legislation requires the entire Register of Financial Interests to be published on the local government's website.

Section 5.88(2) requires that the Register contains:

  • Primary (s5.75) and Annual Returns (s5.76) only for current relevant persons (i.e. Council Members and Designated employees) (subject to s5.88(3) and
  • Elected member direct financial , indirect financial and proximity interests disclosed at meetings (s5.65) and
  • Employee direct financial, indirect financial and proximity interests disclosed relating to delegated authority (s5.71) and
  • Will require the CEO to disclose interests relating to gifts in accordance with advice or reports provided directly or indirectly to the council or a committee (s5.71A)
Declaration Register
Meeting Date Name of Relevant Person Declaring an Interest Meeting Type Item relating to Interest Nature of Interest
21/09/2023 Cr Max Watts Ordinary Council Meeting Item 14.2 - Development Application – Lot 5095 Pumphreys Road Cr Watts disclosed a financial interest in this matter due to being the applicant.
17/08/2023 Cr Sheryl Little Ordinary Council Meeting Item 13.3 - Community Financial Assistance Grants Program Applications Cr Little disclosed an interest in this matter as she is the Treasurer of Wandering Lions Club and Member of the Wandering Fair Committee.
17/08/2023 Cr Max Watts Ordinary Council Meeting Item 13.3 - Community Financial Assistance Grants Program Applications Cr Watts disclosed an impartiality interest in this matter due to being a member of the Wandering Lions Club.
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Financial Interests Register

In accordance with the Local Government Act 1995, the Shire’s Financial Interests Register is available for public inspection during the Shire’s standard opening hours. 

Per regulation 29C(2)(d)(e) of the Local Government (Administration) Regulations 1996, the register below provides a record of all Annual and Primary Returns lodged.

Name Primary Return Received Annual Return Received Related Party Disclosure Received
Cr Ian Turton N/A 18/08/2023 18/08/2023
Cr Graeme Parsons N/A 18/08/2023 18/08/2023
Cr Max Watts N/A 30/08/2023 30/08/2023
Cr Paul Treasure N/A 18/08/2023 18/08/2023
Cr Sheryl Little N/A 24/08/2023 24/08/2023
Cr Gillian Hansen N/A 31/08/2023 31/08/2023
Alan Hart - Chief Executive Officer N/A 18/08/2023 18/08/2023
Karl Mickle - Operations Manager N/A 24/08/2023 24/08/2023
Alana Rosenthal - Community Resource Centre Coordinator N/A 24/08/2023 24/08/2023
Bradley Hunt - Works Manager N/A 10/08/2023 10/08/2023
Cr Robert Cowan 16/01/2024 N/A
Cr Dennis Jennings 12/01/2024 N/A
Cr Alan Price 22/01/2024 N/A