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.
Report on Training 2019/20Report on Training 2019/20
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.
This report documents training courses completed by Elected Members in 2019/20.
Report on Training 2019/20