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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 Phil Van Der Merwe Meal & Tickets to AFL Game Keith Berwick
Redcliffe WA 6401 Australia
15/08/2021 $800.00 Business - Contact with Iveco Australia
Cr Julie Flockart Ticket to the Wheatbelt Business Network Excellence Award Caroline Robinson
Narembeen WA 6369 Australia
17/10/2020 $95.00 Caroline Robinson is the CEO of WBN and is known to me in this capacity
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
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 Malcolm Willis Accommodation & Meal Tom Bosschaert
2e Daalsedijk 6A 3551 EJ Utrecht The Netherlands
21/05/2018 $290.00 Friend
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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