The Shire maintains the following registers pursuant to the Local Government Act 1995, associated Regulations and Council Policies. 

Attendance at Events Register

Section 5.90A of the Local Government Act 1995 requires local governments to adopt an Attendance at Events Policy and that a register of attendance be published on the Shire's website.  Council's Policy can be found HERE.

Attendance at Events Register

Reportable Gift Registers

The Local Government Act 1995 requires Elected Members and the CEO to disclose acceptance of a gift within 10 days of receipt.

Download Gift Register (Elected Members and CEO)

Gift Register - REMOVED

The Code of Conduct for Employees, Volunteers, Trainees and Contractors requires any gifts over $50 but under $300 to be reported.

Download Employee Reportable Gift Register

Electoral Gift Register

The Local Government (Elections) Regulations 1997 require that a donor or candidate must disclose a gift made or received during the disclosure period, as defined under Regulation 30C, with respect to Local Government Elections.

Electoral Gift Register

Complaints Register

The Local Government Act 1995 requires that a Complaint Register be maintained. This register records all complaints against Elected Members that result in a finding under section 5.110(2)(a) where a minor breach has occurred.

Shire of Denmark Minor Breach Complaints Register

Continuing Professional Development - Register of Elected Members Training

Pursuant to the Local Government Act 1995, and associated Regulations, each Council Member must complete mandatory training within 12 months of being elected.

The mandatory training, or Elected Member Essentials, include the following modules: Understanding Local Government; Conflicts of Interest; Serving on Council; Meeting Procedures and Debating and Understanding Financial Reports and Budgets.

In addition, a local government is required to adopt a policy on the continuing professional development of its Elected Members (refer Policy P040138) and maintain, and publish, a report on the training that each Elected Member has undertaken.

Elected Member Training Register

Delegations Register

Pursuant to the Local Government Act 1995, a local government is required to keep a register of all delegations and each delegation is required to be reviewed at least once annually.

Delegations Register

Primary and Annual Returns Register

View primary and annual returns of Elected Members and employees.

Section 5.75 and 5.76 of the Local Government Act 1995 ("Act") set out the requirements for elected members, Chief Executive Officer and delegated employees to complete a Primary Return within three months of the start date or an annual return by the 31 August of the year.

Section 5.96A (1) (i) of the Act required the name of each council member and position of each employee who lodge a primary return for a financial year beginning on or after 1 July 2020 to be published on the Shire's website.

Financial Return Register 2019 2020

Financial Return Register 2020 2021

Financial Return Register 2021 2022

Financial Return Register 2022 2023

Register of fees expenses and allowances paid to Elected Members

Local Government Act 1995 s 5.96A | Local Government (Administration) Regulations 1996. r 29C(f).

The following register includes fees, expenses or allowances paid to each Elected Member for the financial year.

Fees, Expenses and Allowances Paid to Elected Members 2021 2022

Fees, Expenses and Allowances Paid to Elected Members 2022 2023

Tenders Register

Regulation 17 of the Local Government (Functions and General) Regulations 1996 requires the CEO to publish a tender register.

To view the register click on the link below.

Tenders Register