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Elected Member Registers and Reports

Registers and Reports

To keep our Council accountable and transparent, the City of Playford Elected Members are bound by mandatory reporting of gifts and benefits received from the public.

In accordance with the mandated Code of Conduct for Council, Elected Members may accept hospitality provided in the context of performing their duties, including:

  • 3.9.1 Free or subsidised meals, beverages or refreshments of reasonable value provided in conjunction with:
    • Council work-related events such as training, education sessions workshops and conferences
    • Council functions or events
    • Social functions organised by groups such as Council committees and community organisations
  • 3.9.2 Invitations to, and attendance at, local social, cultural or sporting events.

Where Elected Members receive a gift or benefit of more than a value published in the Government Gazette by the Minister for Local Government from time to time, details of each gift or benefit must be recorded within a gifts and benefits register maintained and updated quarterly by the Council’s Chief Executive Officer. This register must be made available for inspection at the principal office of the Council and on the Council website.

Gifts and Benefits Registers are maintained per financial year and updates are published quarterly.

Register of Interests

In accordance with Section 68 and Section 70 of the Local Government Act 1999 the Chief Executive Officer is required to maintain and publish a Register of Interests of Members of Council.

Personal addresses are not to be published nor are any addresses where the CEO is satisfied that the inclusion in the Register of the address of a person would place at risk the personal safety of that person, a member of that person's family or any other person

Details of declarations by a member of Council under Section 74(5) and Section 75A(4) of the Local Government Act 1999 are recorded in the minutes of the meeting where the declaration was made and within the Council Member Declarations Register.

Training and Conference Reports

To keep our Council accountable and transparent, City of Playford Elected Members are bound by mandatory reporting of invitations to training and development events.

Reports of attendance by the Mayor and Councillors at any training and development events will be published on our website in the section below. The Council Member Training Budget Summary and reports on these individual events by Elected Members can also be viewed below.

Elected Member Training and Conference Reports