Under section 5.126 of the Local Government Act 1995, Councillors must complete Council Member Essentials training within 12 months of being elected to Council. This only applies to those Councillors elected at the ordinary election in October 2019. 

Under section 5.127 of the Local Government Act 1995, details of the the training completed by Councillors for the previous financial year must be published on the Shire's website.

There are five core modules to complete:

  1. Understanding Local Government
  2. Conflicts of Interest
  3. Meeting Procedures
  4. Serving on Council
  5. Understanding Financial Reports and Budgets

The Councillor Training Register outlines which training Councillors have completed for the past financial year.

To view the Register, please CLICK HERE