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Gifts and Benefits Register

Elected Member Gifts and Benefits Register

Legislation introducing a Code of Conduct for Council Members commenced on 1 September 2013.

The Code has been made by the Local Government (General) Variation Regulation 2013 and gazetted in the Government Gazette on 22 August 2013.

Download the gazette notice: Code of Conduct for Elected Members - Gazette Notice

For the purposes of 3.10 of the Code of Conduct, the threshold amount governing when a gift or benefit must be registered has been gazetted at $100.00.

Download the Elected Member Gifts and Benefits Register. The register will be updated on a quarterly basis.

Employee Gifts and Benefits Register

Legislation introducing a Code of Conduct for Council Employees commenced on 13 February 2014. It was amended in 2018, coming into operation on 2 April 2018.

The Code of Conduct says that if an employee of a council receives a gift or benefit of an amount greater than the amount determined by the Minister, by notice in the Gazette, then the gift or benefit must be entered onto the Gifts and Benefits Register.

The threshold amount governing when a gift or benefit must be registered has been gazetted at $50.00.

Gifts and benefits of any value must be reported on the Employee Register of Gifts and Benefits in accordance with the Employee Gifts and Benefits Policy, consistent with best practice. Only those gifts and benefits above $50 (value determined by the Minister) will be listed on the public register as required under schedule 2A of the LG Variation Regulations 2018.

Download the current Employee Gifts and Benefits Register. The register will be updated on a quarterly basis.