SHIRE OF IRWIN - A BRILLIANT BLEND

Accountability & Governance

Accountability & Governance

In accordance with the Local Government (Administration) Regulations 1996, regulations 29C & 29D, the Shire of Irwin provides the following: 

  • Fees, allowances & expenses paid to each Elected Member during the financial year
  • The position of each employee & Elected Member who have lodged a primary or annual return for the financial year 
  • Training completed by Elected Members 

Elected Members fees and allowances are determined by the salaries and allowances tribunal according to band classification for local governments in Western Australia. The Shire of Irwin is classified by the tribunal as a Band 3 local government.

A primary return is a snapshot of personal financial information as it exists upon the relevant person’s start date and must be lodged within three months of the start date.

An annual return retrospectively discloses any changes to the information previously disclosed in the primary return or new interests accumulated for the period since completing the primary return or last annual return and must be lodged no later than 31 August in any year.

Council Member Fees

Fees, Allowances & Expenses paid to Council Members

2019/2020
Name of Council MemberOrdinary Council Meetings attended

Special Council Meetings attended

Attendance FeesAllowancesExpenses

Cr Michael Smith

President

113$10,000$10,000Nil

Cr Barry Wyse

Deputy President

113$7,612$2,500Nil

Cr Grant Eva

81$5,709  

Cr Andrew Gillam

102$7,612  
Cr Mark Leonard93$7,612  

Cr Isabelle Scott

103$7,612  
Cr Hayley Wells72$5,709  
Cr Ian West103$7,612  

Cr Kellie Wilson

Term expired 2019

31$1,903  

Cr Sandra Gumley

Term expired 2019

31$1,903  
Financial Returns

Submitted Financial Returns

2019/2020
Name of Staff Member or Council MemberAnnual Financial Return SubmittedPrimary Return Submitted

Shane Ivers

Chief Executive Officer

26 August 202027 March 2018

Brendan Jeans

Manager Regulatory Services

8 July 202014 December 2017

Shannon Potts

HR Coordinator

16 June 202023 January 2019

Peter Traylen

Works Supervisor

31 July 202021 August 2018

Danika Chandler

Governance & Executive Coordinator

17 June 202024 January 2019

Jenny Goodbourn

Supervisor Finance

23 June 202013 May 2020

Gordon Houston

Environmental Health Consultant

13 August 2020n/a

Cr Michael Smith

President

23 June 202013 February 2012

Cr Barry Wyse

Deputy President

13 July 202022 December 2017

Cr Grant Eva

23 June 202010 December 2019

Cr Andrew Gillam

28 August 20205 June 2018
Cr Mark Leonard23 June 20209 December 2013
Cr Isabelle Scott19 June 202021 December 2017
Cr Hayley Wells30 June 202020 January 2020
Cr Ian West22 June 202027 October 2009

Report on Training

Report on Training

In accordance with section 5.127 of the Local Government Act 1995, the Shire will publish a report detailing the training completed by Councillors for the financial year. The report will be published after the end of the financial year to which the report relates.

Please note that the Councillors elected in October 2019 are required to complete the Council Member Essentials training courses within 12 months of becoming elected, in accordance with Regulation 35 of the Local Government (Administration) Regulations 1996

Thess reports document training courses completed by Elected Members.

Report on Training 2019/20 Report on Training 2020/21