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Gift Register

A record of the disclosure of gifts accepted by a 'relevant person'.

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As of 4 March 2016, The Local Government Act 1995 requires a 'relevant person' who accepts a gift worth more than $200, to disclose this gift, in writing, to the Chief Executive Officer within 10 days of receipt. All contributions to travel over $200 must also be disclosed, as do multiple gifts or contributions from the same donor where the total value is over $200.

A 'relevant person' is defined under section 5.74 of the Local Government Act as a person who is a Council member or a designated employee which includes:

  • Mayors
  • Presidents
  • Council Members
  • The Chief Executive Officer 
  • Employee to whom any power or duty has been delegated under Part 5, Division 4 of the Act
  • Employee who is a member of a committee comprising council members and employees
  • Other employees as nominated by the local government to be a designated employee

Disclosure form

The Chief Executive Officer is required to keep a record of the disclosures by way of a register, which is to be published on the Shire's website, as well as made available for public inspection at the Shire's Administration Building.

Register of Gifts

Section 5.89A of the Local Government Act 1995

Name of relevant person making disclosureDescription of giftName of person who made giftAddress of person who made giftDate gift was receivedEstimated value of gift at time it was madeNature of relationship between relevant person and person who made giftCharity gift was on-forwarded to
Cr Michelle Rich Dinner Cr Sam Piipponen Oakford 10/05/2016 $82 Fellow Councillor  
Brenda Carrall Bottle of wine Mayday Earthmoving U1/25 Edison Rise, Wangara 1/10/2016 $70.79 Contractor  
Julie Sansom Entrance ticket to attend Morning Melodies Mandurah Performing Arts Centre General Manager The Boardwalk, Ormsby Tce, Mandurah 20/03/2018 $28 Business  
John O'Neill Light lunch William Du of PwC 125 St Georges Tce, Perth 18/04/2018 $20 Business only  
John O'Neill Lunch Angelo Daniele Westpac Bank, Brookfield Place  9/08/2018 $42 Business only  
John O'Neill Lunch Mark Tidman City of Rockingham, Civic Boulevard, Rockingham 20/09/2018 $24 Local government colleague  
John O'Neill Plastic coffee mug Event and Conference Co  4/377 Newcastle Street, Perth 4/10/2018 $10 Nil  
John O'Neill Lunch Angelo Daniele  Westpac Bank, Brookfield Place 9/10/2018 $31 Friend and former business colleague  
Helen Sarcich Veuve Clicquot Brut Champagne LG Professional WA State Conference 21/168 Guildford Rd, Maylands 08/11/2018 $59 No relationship  
Carl Done Woodlands Estate Red Wine Development Engineering Consultants (DEC) 3/123A Colin Street, West Perth 6005 17/12/2018 $28 Service relationship. DEC receive an assessment service from the Shire  
Stephen Siaw Woodlands 2017 Wilyabrup Valley Chardonnay Development Engineering Consultants (DEC) 3/123A Colin Street, West Perth 6005 17/12/2018 $28 Service relationship. DEC receive an assessment service from the Shire  
Ann Griffin Fruit and Vegetables John and Elvie Lightbody Mundijong 18/03/2019 $10.00 No relationship Byford Baptist Church for free food market 
John O'Neill Lunch Chris Oughton - Kwinana Industries Council 11 Stidworthy Court, Kwinana 16/07/2019 $19.50 Nil N/A
Sharna Grosveld Design deliver delight workshop Graham Harvey - Service EQ Bunbury WA 24/7/2019 $267 Nil N/A
Ali Afshang Homemade bottle of wine and sausages Antonio Tilli Cannington 1/8/2019 $20-$30 Owner of Lot 812 Karnup Road, Hopeland N/A