Governance

Register of Gifts

Under s5.89A of the Local Government Act 1995, a local government is required to keep a register of gifts and publish any disclosures on its website. In accordance with Regulation 28A of the Local Government (Administration) Regulations 1996, this version of the register does not disclose information about individuals’ addresses other than the applicable town or suburb included in the disclosure. The table below reflects an up-to-date version of the Gift Register:

Name of person making disclosureDescription of giftName and address of person who made giftDate gift was receivedEstimated value of gift at time it was madeNature of relationship between person who made gift and person who received giftFor a gift that is travel contribution - description and date of travelFor an excluded gift under s5.62(1B)(a) - the date of the approval referred to in s5.62(1B)(a)(ii) and the reasons for approval
Nil disclosures for 2018/19 as at 30 June 2019.
Nil disclosures for 2019/20 as at 30 June 2020.

The enclosed table will be updated from time to time, as disclosures are made in accordance with legislative requirements.

 

Council Delegations Register

Council’s Delegation Register is reviewed and updated at least once each financial year, in accordance with s5.18 and s5.46 of the Local Government Act 1995. The Register outlines the delegations made from Council to the Chief Executive Officer and Committees, and the Chief Executive Officer to other staff.

A copy of the latest Delegations Register  can be found here Delegations Register v1.6 NLM201308 20 May 2020 Adopted.

 

Register of Complaints (minor breach)

The complaints officer for each local government is required to maintain a register of complaints which records all complaints that result in a finding under section 5.110(2)(a) that a minor breach has occurred. A ‘minor breach’ relates to a council member and may be in relation to a contravention of a rule of conduct (under s5.104) or a local law made under the Local Government Act 1995, for which a regulation specifies is a minor breach.

Name of council member about whom the complaint is madeName of the person who makes the complaintDescription of the minor breach that the standards panel finds has occurredDetails of the action taken under section 5.110(6)
Nil complaints resulted in a finding - as at 30 June 2019
Nil complaints resulted in a finding - as at 30 June 2020

 

Report on Elected Member Training

The CEO is required to publish a report on the training completed by council members in a financial year, within 1 month of the end of the financial year, as per s5.127 of the Local Government Act 1995. As this requirement was introduced in 2019, the first report will be available following the end of the 2019/20 financial year.