Gift Registers

The gift registers contain those disclosures of gifts that have been made by Elected Members, the Chief Executive Officer and Employees in their official capacity.

Elected Member and Chief Executive Officer Gift and Travel Register

In accordance with Sections 5.87A and 5.87B of the Local Government Act 1995, Elected Members and the Chief Executive Officer are required to disclose gifts which are valued over $300 or are two or more gifts with a cumulative value over $300 (where gifts were received from the same donor in a month period) within the 10 days of receipt.

To protect the privacy of individuals, the version of the Register published on the website does not include the address disclosed by an individual donor and will instead include the town or suburb mentioned in the address, in accordance with Section 5.89A(5A) of the Local Government Act 1995.

The Register is published in accordance with Regulation 29 of the Local Government (Administration) Regulations 1996 and Section 5.89A(5) of the Local Government Act 1995.

Related document:
Elected Member & CEO Gift and Travel Register (effective 19 October 2019)

Employee Gift Register

Employees are required to disclose gifts in accordance with the Shire of Derby / West Kimberley’s Code of Conduct (Employees). In accordance with Clause 3.15.3 the CEO has determined that the threshold amount for prohibited gifts is $5, which means that the employee can only accept modest forms of hospitality or token gifts. Gifts containing alcohol are not permitted at all, irrespective of their value.


The Register is published in accordance with Regulation 29 of the Local Government (Administration) Regulations 1996 and Clause 3.15.8 of the Shire of Derby / West Kimberley’s Code of Conduct (Employees).

Related document:
Employee Gift Register (effective 19 October 2019)

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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 Elected Members, Chief Executive Officer and relevant employees. This register is now redundant but is required to remain publicly available (in accordance with Regulation 29 of the Local Government (Administration) Regulations 1996.

Related document:
Gift and Travel Register (prior to 19 October 2019)