Register of Gifts and Contributions to Travel
As of Friday 4 March 2016, the Local Government Act 1995 requires a relevant person who accepts a gift worth more than $200.00 to disclose this gift, in writing, to the Chief Executive Officer within 10 days of receipt.
All contributions to travel over $200.00 must also be disclosed as do multiple gifts or contributions from the same donor where the total value is over $200.00.
A relevant person is defined under section 5.74 of the Act as a person who is a Council member or a designated employee which includes:
- Council Members
- The Chief Executive Officer
- Employees with delegated powers and duties under Part 5, Division 4 of the Act;
- Employees who are members of committees comprising elected members and employees and
- Other employees as nominated by the local government to be a designated employee
The Chief Executive Officer is required to keep a record of the disclosures by way of a register, which is available by clicking below.