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
15/07/2021 Cr Max Watts Ordinary Meeting Item 11.2 - Road Closure & Amalgamation - Landholder making application - Our Company (Gnowing Park) own land on both sides of the reserve for continual running of the business as one unit Financial Interest
15/07/2021 Cr Judith Price Ordinary Meeting Item 11.1 - Naming of un-named Road Reserve - Adjoining landholder Impartiality Interest
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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.

Councillor Name Primary Return Received Annual Return Received Related Party Disclosure Received
Cr Ian Turton N/A 22/07/2022 22/07/2022
Cr Graeme Parsons N/A 18/08/2022 18/08/2022
Cr Max Watts N/A 08/08/2022 08/08/2022
Cr Paul Treasure N/A 22/07/2022 22/07/2022
Cr Sheryl Little N/A 29/08/2022 29/08/2022
Cr Gillian Hansen N/A
Cr Gary Curtis N/A 25/08/2022 25/08/2022