Elected Members Annual Training

Training for Council Members

Section 5.126 of the Local Government Act 1995 requires each Council Member to complete training in accordance with regulations.

Regulation 35 of the Local Government (Administration) Regulations 1996 currently prescribes that the course titled Council Member Essentials must be completed within 12 months of being elected.

The Council Member Essentials course consists of 5 modules as follows:

  • Understanding Local Government
  • Serving on Council
  • Meeting Procedures
  • Conflicts of Interest
  • 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.

TRAINING RECORDS

Cr Elsta Foy                                   Dated Elected:  19 October 2019

Council Member Essentials Course Completed: 12 June 2020

Module Name

 Training Provider

Status

Date Completed

Serving on Council

WALGA


Competent

11 June 2020

Understanding Local Government

WALGA


Competent

17 January 2020

Meeting Procedures

WALGA


Competent

11 June 2020

Conflicts of Interest

WALGA


Competent

17 January 2020

Understanding Financial Reports and Budgets

WALGA


Competent

12 June 2020

 

Cr Chris Mitchell                          Date Elected:    19 October 2019

Council Member Essentials Course Completed: 18 May 2021

Module Name

Training Provider


Status

Date Completed

Serving on Council

WALGA


Competent

18 May 2021

Understanding Local Government

WALGA


Competent

21 August 2020

Meeting Procedures

WALGA


Competent

18 May 2021

Conflicts of Interest

WALGA


Competent

20 August 2020

Understanding Financial Reports and Budgets

WALGA


Competent

18 May 2021

 

Cr Bruce Rudeforth                      Date Elected:    19 October 2019

Council Member Essentials Course Completed: 30 November 2020 

Module Name

Training Provider


Status

Date Completed

Serving on Council

WALGA


Competent

30 November 2020

Understanding Local Government

WALGA


Competent

20 January 2020

Meeting Procedures

WALGA


Competent

30 November 2020

Conflicts of Interest

WALGA


Competent

21 January 2020

Understanding Financial Reports and Budgets

WALGA


Competent

30 November 2020

 

Cr Peter Taylor                              Date Elected:     19 October 2019   

Council Member Essentials Course Completed:28 March 2021

Module Name

Training Provider

Status

Date Completed

Serving on Council

WALGA

Competent

6 March 2021

Understanding Local Government

WALGA

Competent

14 March 2021

Meeting Procedures

WALGA

Competent

28 March 2021

Conflicts of Interest

WALGA

Competent

14 March 2021

Understanding Financial Reports and Budgets

WALGA

Competent

28 March 2021

 

Cr Fiona West                               Date Elected:    19 October 2019   

Council Member Essentials Course Completed: 15 July 2020

Module Name

Training Provider

Status

Date Completed

Serving on Council

WALGA

Competent

12 July 2020

Understanding Local Government

WALGA

Competent

2 January 2020

Meeting Procedures

WALGA

Competent

23 June 2020

Conflicts of Interest

WALGA

Competent

31 December 2019

Understanding Financial Reports and Budgets

WALGA

Competent

15 July 2020

 

Cr Nik Wevers                               Date Elected:    19 October 2019

Council Member Essentials Course Completed: 29 June 2020

Module Name

Training Provider

Status

Date Completed

Serving on Council

WALGA

Competent

29 June 2020

Understanding Local Government

WALGA

Competent

19 January 2020

Meeting Procedures

WALGA

Competent

29 June 2020

Conflicts of Interest

WALGA

Competent

19 January 2020

Understanding Financial Reports and Budgets

WALGA

Competent

29 June 2020

 

Note

Cr Harold Tracey, Cr Desiree Male and Cr Phillip Matsumoto will complete the Council Member Essentials course after the October 2021 Local Government Elections if re-elected.