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Gift Register

Amendments to the Local Government Act 1995 and subsidiary legislation requires local government to disclose information on Councillors and staff in regards to gifts and travel contributions.

Rather than declaring gifts and travel contributions in an annual return, Councillors and designated employees are now required to declare gifts and travel contributions within 10 days of receipt. The Chief Executive Officer is required to make this information available on the local government’s official website.

To view a copy of Shire of Merredin 'Gifts & Travel Register' click here. The table in the document provides information on gifts and travel contributions declared. If gifts or travel contributions have not been declared, the information will not appear on the table.

Gift Register
Name of person making disclosure Description of gift Name and address of person who made gift Date gift was received Estimated value of gift at time it was made Nature of relationship between person who made gift and person who received gift For a gift that is a travel contribution - description and date of travel For an excluded gift under s.5.62(1B)(a): the date of the approval refereed to in s.5.62(1B)(a)(ii) and the reasons for the approval
Cr Roy Butler Merredin Refrig and Aircon Voucher Gordon Nelson
Gordon Nelson Mitsubishi Sydney, Sydney NSW 2000 Australia
30/09/2019 $150.00 Business
Cr Roy Butler Cash $250 - Best monthly photo of installed rooftop PV system Daniel Overd - Infinite Energy
85 South Perth Esplanade, South Perth WA 6151 Australia
01/08/2019 $250.00 Business: Customer / Salesperson
Cr Roy Butler Voucher to plant nursery for joining Wildflower Society Kerry Smith
WA Wildflower Society, Perry House Floreat WA 6014 Australia
01/07/2019 $10.00 Secratary of Society and member of WA
Cr Roy Butler $50 voucher to Cafe for participating in Cummins Theatre Workshop Justin Freind
Cummins Theatre, Merredin WA 6415
31/05/2019 $50.00 Supporter of Theatre and Manager of Cummins Theatre
Cr Roy Butler $100 Gift Voucher Sal Synergy
St George's Terrace Perth WA 6000
31/05/2019 $100.00 She asks, I participate on Synergy surveys
Cr Julie Flockart Tickets to event (including partner) Cummins Theatre
Bates St Merredin
19/11/2018 $50.00 To attend the event with partner as Councillor representation
Cr Matt Crisafio Meal and drinks Commercial Hotel
Barrack St, Merredin
17/07/2018 $95.00 New to town
Cr Malcolm Willis Accommodation & Meal Tom Bosschaert
2e Daalsedijk 6A 3551 EJ Utrecht The Netherlands
21/05/2018 $290.00 Friend
Mrs Vanessa Green Gourmet food package BHW Consulting
PO Box 6456 East Perth WA 6892
04/12/2017 $50.00 Colleague
Mr Greg Powell Corporate Hospitality Trevor Robb, Telstra
Perth WA 6000
02/07/2017 $200.00 No Relationship
Cr John Flockart Seat at Australian Israel Chamber of Commerce Lecture at UWA Brady Flockart
Care St, Crawley WA
14/06/2017 $98.00 Father and son
Cr John Flockart Dinner at Northside Tavern Colin Crooks
Woolgar Ave, Merredin WA
14/06/2017 $55.00 Father and son
Mrs Vanessa Green Hand painted wooden bowl Mndebele Family
Carrington Way, Merredin
21/03/2017 $30.00 Organised the family’s citizenship ceremony
Cr Brad Anderson Gift Voucher Merredin Supa IGA
PO Box 766, Merredin WA 6415
01/09/2016 $30.00 Consumer
Ms Marilyn Sayers Bottle of Barossa Valley Shiraz wine 2006 Mr Stephen Zhou
China Southern West Australia Flying College Pty Ltd. 35 Eagle Drive, Jandakot Airport WA 6164
30/06/2016 $30.00 First time meeting between Mr. Stephen Zhou and Ms. Marilyn Sayers
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Register of Gifts and Travel to 18 October 2019

Prior to the amendments to the Local Government Act 1995 proclaimed on the 18 October 2019, local governments were required to maintain a register of gifts and travel contributions received by the Mayor, Elected Members, Chief Executive Officer and relevant employees. This register is now redundant but is required to remain publicly available.

View Register of Gifts and Travel to 18 October 2019