Public Registers

The Local Government Act 1995 requires the Town of Cambridge Gift Register and Contributions to Travel Register be published on the Town's website.  These registers can also be viewed during business hours at:

Town of Cambridge Administration Centre
1 Bold Park Drive
Floreat  WA  6014

Council, at its October 2016 meeting also decided to publish online:

  • all registers available for public inspection at the Town's offices;
  • registers required to be disclosed in the Annual Report;
  • the Register of Election Gifts;
  • Council member sitting fees, allowances, meeting attendances, and fees obtained from Town appointed roles; and
  • Senior staff remuneration.

 

11 Result(s) Found

Ordinary meetings of Council are held on the fourth Tuesday of the month from February to December.

8

12

Elected member attendance at Ordinary and Special Council meetings

Meetings entitled to attend October
2021/2023

Meetings attended
October 2021/2023

Apologies

Leave of
Absence

Mayor K Shannon

13

13

 

 

Deputy Mayor Cr K Barlow

13 13

 

Cr R Bradley 13 11  1

1

Cr X Carr 13 13    
Cr J Cutler 13 13    
Cr R Fredericks (Resigned effective 26 April 2022) 9 9  

 

 Cr A Haddon-Casey 13 13    
Cr G Mack 13 10  3

 

Cr A Timmermanis (Resigned effective from 4 March 2022) 8 6  2  
         
         
Elected Member Meetings Fees and Allowances As at 30 June 2021
$ per annum / per elected member
Mayor - Meeting Attendance Fee

$30,841

Elected Member - Meeting Attendance Fee - including Deputy Mayor

$23,000

Mayor - Local Government Allowance

$62,727

Deputy Mayor - Local Government Allowance

$15,682

Telecommunication Allowance - all Elected Members

$2,446

Other meeting attendance fees

Elected members receive fees for attending some meetings on behalf of the Town of Cambridge. 

Mindarie Regional Council
The Town is represented by Mayor Keri Shannon
The 2021/2022 annual member allowance is $10,300 and $1,000 for technology expenses.

Tamala Park Regional Council
The Town is represented by Cr Jane Cutler
The 2021/2022 annual member allowance is $10,560.

Metro Inner - North Joint Development Assessment Panel
The Town is represented by Cr Alaine Haddon-Casey, Cr Rod Bradley
Alternate member one is Cr Jane Cutler and alternate member two is Cr Xavier Carr, meaning they attend meetings when a regular member is not available.
Allowances to Development Assessment Panel Members are prescribed in the Planning and Development (Development Assessment Panels) Regulations 2011 - Schedule 2.   A number of fees are specified in Schedule 2, however regular Meeting Fees for Members are $425 per meeting.

The Gifts Registers contain those disclosures of gifts that have been made by Elected Members, the Chief Executive Officer and Employees in their official capacity.

ELECTED MEMBERS AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

[s5.87A and 5.87B of the Local Government Act 1995] Elected Members and the Chief Executive Officer are required to disclose gifts which are valued over $300 or are two or more gifts with a cumulative value over $300 (where the gifts are received from the same donor in a twelve (12) month period), within 10 days of receipt.

Note:

1. In accordance with Section 5.87C of the Local Government Act 1995 and Section 61(1)(e) of the Interpretation Act 1984 – “within 10 days is 10 calendar days.

2. At the Ordinary Council Meeting of Tuesday, 19 December 2017, Council resolved as follows:

“That:

(i) The Town’s Elected Members agree to abide by a policy to not accept gifts given to them in their capacity as Elected Members, excluding where an Elected Member is required to attend an event in a representative capacity on behalf of the Town. In this circumstance, the cost of the event or the cost of the meal or refreshments provided, shall be declared in accordance with the Local Government Act and Regulations.

(ii) The Chief Executive Officer publish a note on the Town’s website with the Gift Register that states the Town’s Elected Members do not accept gifts given in the service of their public duties.”

EMPLOYEES

[r34B Local Government (Administration) Regulations 1996] In accordance with the Local Government (Administration) Regulations 1996, employees are required to disclose gifts that are valued between $50 and $300, or are two or more gifts with a cumulative value between $50 and $300 (where the gifts are received from the same donor in a six (6) month period) within 10 days of receipt. Gifts over the value of $300 are prohibited.

Note:

1. On Tuesday, 22 January 2019, the Chief Executive Officer, John Giorgi, JP, determined that employees are no longer to accept any gifts or hospitality of any kind as part of their employment with the Town.

2. At the Ordinary Council Meeting of 6 February 2019, the Town of Cambridge Code of Conduct was amended at Parts 8 and 9 to prohibit employees from receiving a gift or contribution to travel in the capacity of their employment with the Town.

REGISTERS

The following Registers are available on the Town’s website:

1. Elected Member and Chief Executive Officer Gift Register [s5.87A and s5.87B] – Effective from 19 October 2019

2. Employee Gift Register [r34B] – Effective from 19 October 2019

3. Former Gift and Contribution to Travel Register [s5.82 and s5.83 – Now Deleted] – Up to and Including 18 October 2019

Employees who earned a cash salary of $100,000 or more as at 30 June 2021.

Salary is cash component only and does not include superannuation, car allowances or any other form of allowance or payment made to employees as part of their remuneration.

Salary range

No. employees
$100,000 - $109,999

1

$110,000 - $119,999

4

$120,000 - $129,999

4

$130,000 - $139,999

6

$140,000 - $149,999

3

$160,000 - $169,999

0

$170,000 - $179,999

0

$180,000 - $189,999

2

$190,000 - $239,999

2

 $240,000 - $249,999 0
   
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