Elected Members allowances and sitting fees

The remuneration, fees, recoverable expenses or allowances provided to local government CEOs and council members are determined by an independent State Government body, the Salaries and Allowances Tribunal (SAT).

In November 2017, Council endorsed a policy that, in the absence of Council decision to the contrary, Council Members are to receive 75 per cent of the maximum annual allowance fees determined by SAT.

Council member remuneration is published in the Shire’s Annual Financial Statements. 

Allowance or feeAmount 
Shire President allowance and meeting fees $70,176
Deputy Shire President allowance and meeting fees $29,011
Council Member annual allowance $17,250
 Information and Communication Technology allowance
(payable to each  Council Member, including Shire President and Deputy)