Register of Training of Councillors

Elected Members Training Register 2019/2020 Financial Year

Council is committed to the professional development of its elected members to assist in fulfilling their role as an elected Member.  Elected members have a unique and challenging role.

Section 5.126(1) of the Local Government Act 1995 requires each Council Member to complete training in accordance with regulations within 12 months of being elected to Council.  

Regulation 35 (2) of the Local Government (Administration) Regulations 1996 states, Elected Members must complete mandatory training titled 'Council Member Essentials' which consists of the following modules:

1.            Understanding Local Government;

2.            Serving on Council;

3.            Meeting Procedures;

4.            Conflicts of Interest; and

5.            Understanding Financial Reports and Budgets

Training completed by Council Members each financial year is required to be published on the Shire’s website by the 31 July each year in accordance with Section 5.127 of the Local Government Act 1995.

Please find the Register of Training of Councillors HERE.