Registers & FOI

Delegation Authority Register

Delegations of authority are required in order to provide the Chief Executive Officer of the Town with the power to exercise duties and make determinations. It is essential that the Town’s delegations are performed in a manner that is in accordance with the adopted governance framework and is compliant with the relevant legislation. The Town is required to keep records on the exercise of its delegations.

To view the register please click here.

Registers of Gifts 

In accordance with the Local Government Act 1995, Elected Members and Chief Executive Officers are required to disclose gifts that are received in their capacity as an Elected Member or Chief Executive Officer that are valued at (or cumulative value within 12 months) over $300. 

The Chief Executive Officer is required to keep a record of the disclosures by way of a register published on the Town's website. To view the Town's Register of Gifts and Contribution to Travel for Elected Members and the Chief Executive Officer please click here. 

In accordance with the Employee Code of Conduct the Chief Executive Officer is to publish on the Town's website a register of gifts received by employees between the value of $50 and $300. Please click here to view the Employee Gifts Register. 

Register of Public Minor Breaches

The Register of Public Minor Breaches is published in accordance with section 5.121 of the Local Government Act 1995

Register of Council Member Training

Pursuant to section 5.127(2) of the Local Government Act 1995, the CEO is required to prepare and publish on the Town’s website a report for each financial year detailing the training completed by Council Members in that financial year.
Please follow the below links to view the Register of Council Member Training for:

Register of Council Member Fees, Allowances and Expenses

The Western Australian Government via the Salaries and Allowances Tribunal issues determinations of Salaries and Allowances amounts for Local Government Council Members.  In determining the allowances, the following factors are also taken into account:
  • The leadership role of the Mayor and Deputy Mayor; and
  • The ceremonial and civic duties required of the Mayor.
The Register of Council Member Fees, Allowances and Expenses discloses the amount of meetings fees, expenses and allowances paid to Council Members including Mayoral and Deputy Mayoral allowances paid to the Mayor and Deputy Mayor for their increased duties.  It is published in accordance with section 5.96A(1)(i) of the Local Government Act 1995 and regulation 29C(2)(f) of the Local Government (Administration) Regulations 1996.

Please follow the below links to view the Register of Council Member Fees, Allowances and Expenses for:

Register of Annual Returns 

In accordance with regulation 29C(d) and (e) of the Local Government (Administration) Regulations 1996, the CEO is required to publish a Register detailing the names of Council Members and positions of employees who have completed a Primary or Annual Return for the preceding financial year.
Please click here to view the Register of Annual Returns for the financial year ending 30 June 2022.

Freedom of Information
The Western Australian Freedom of Information Act 1992 (FOI Act) gives individuals the right to apply for access to documents held by State Public Sector agencies which includes: Government Departments; Local Authorities; Statutory Authorities and Ministers.

The Town of Claremont is an agency within the meaning of the FOI Act. Accordingly the requirements of the FOI Act apply to the Town of Claremont from the commencement date of that legislation, being 1 November 1993.

The intention of the FOI Act is to:

  • Confer upon persons a general right of access to information held by agencies;
  • Confer upon individuals a right to apply to an agency for an amendment of personal information to ensure that it is accurate, complete, up to date and not misleading;
  • Place an obligation on agencies to make publicly available certain information about their operations.The Act also requires that agencies prepare and publish an Information Statement which conveys the maximum possible detail to the public about its operations and how access may be obtained to public documents.

Please click here to view the Town's Information Statement. 

To apply for access to documents please click here for the application form.

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