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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.

If gifts or travel contributions have not been declared, the information will not appear in the table below.


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 Julie Flockart 2 Tickets to Wheatbelt Business Network Business Awards Night Rob Cossart, Wheatbelt Development Commission
Northam WA
22/10/2022 $200.00 Rob Cossart is CEO of WDC and Cr Flockart is a current Board member of WDC
Cr Julie Flockart Dowerin DownTown Luncheon at Crown, Perth Rob Cossart, Wheatbelt Development Commission
Northam WA
23/08/2022 $100.00 Rob Cossart is the CEO of WDC and Cr Flockart is a current Board member of WDC
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 Julie Flockart Tickets to event (including partner) Cummins Theatre
Merredin WA
19/11/2018 $50.00 To attend the event with partner as Councillor representation
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Previous Councillor and Designated Employee Gifts and Travel Contributions 

To view the previous Councillor and Designated Employee Gifts and Travel Contributions, click here.

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