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. This came into effect on 9 August 2019

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

Financial Year

Status

Date Completed

Serving on Council

WALGA

19/20

Competent

11 June 2020

Understanding Local Government

WALGA

19/20

Competent

17 January 2020

Meeting Procedures

WALGA

19/20

Competent

11 June 2020

Conflicts of Interest

WALGA

19/20

Competent

17 January 2020

Understanding Financial Reports and Budgets

WALGA

19/20

Competent

12 June 2020

 

Cr Chris Mitchell                          Date Elected:    19 October 2019

Council Member Essentials to be Completed By: 19 October 2020

Module Name

Training Provider

Financial Year

Status

Date Completed

Serving on Council

WALGA

19/20

Enrolled

 

Understanding Local Government

WALGA

19/20

Enrolled

 

Meeting Procedures

WALGA

19/20

Enrolled

 

Conflicts of Interest

WALGA

19/20

Enrolled

 

Understanding Financial Reports and Budgets

WALGA

19/20

Enrolled

 

 

Cr Bruce Rudeforth                      Date Elected:    19 October 2019

Council Member Essentials to be Completed By: 19 October 2020 

Module Name

Training Provider

Financial Year

Status

Date Completed

Serving on Council

WALGA

19/20

Enrolled

 

Understanding Local Government

WALGA

19/20

Competent

20 January 2020

Meeting Procedures

WALGA

19/20

Enrolled

 

Conflicts of Interest

WALGA

19/20

Competent

21 January 2020

Understanding Financial Reports and Budgets

WALGA

19/20

Enrolled

 

 

Cr Peter Taylor                              Date Elected:     19 October 2019   

Council Member Essentials to be Completed By: 19 October 2020

Module Name

Training Provider

Financial Year

Status

Date Completed

Serving on Council

WALGA

19/20

Enrolled

 

Understanding Local Government

WALGA

19/20

Enrolled

 

Meeting Procedures

WALGA

19/20

Enrolled

 

Conflicts of Interest

WALGA

19/20

Enrolled

 

Understanding Financial Reports and Budgets

WALGA

19/20

Enrolled

 

 

Cr Fiona West                               Date Elected:    19 October 2019   

Council Member Essentials Course Completed: 15 July 2020

Module Name

Training Provider

Financial Year

Status

Date Completed

Serving on Council

WALGA

19/20

Enrolled

 

Serving on Council

WALGA

20/21

Competent

12 July 2020

Understanding Local Government

WALGA

19/20

Competent

2 January 2020

Meeting Procedures

WALGA

19/20

Competent

23 June 2020

Conflicts of Interest

WALGA

19/20

Competent

31 December 2019

Understanding Financial Reports and Budgets

WALGA

19/20

Enrolled

 

Understanding Financial Reports and Budgets

WALGA

20/21

Competent

15 July 2020

 

Cr Nik Wevers                               Date Elected:    19 October 2019

Council Member Essentials Course Completed: 29 June 2020

Module Name

Training Provider

Financial Year

Status

Date Completed

Serving on Council

WALGA

19/20

Competent

29 June 2020

Understanding Local Government

WALGA

19/20

Competent

19 January 2020

Meeting Procedures

WALGA

19/20

Competent

29 June 2020

Conflicts of Interest

WALGA

19/20

Competent

19 January 2020

Understanding Financial Reports and Budgets

WALGA

19/20

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.