Gifts and Travel Contributions

Under Sections 5.82 and 5.83 of the Local Government Act 1995, the City must provide a public register of gifts and travel contributions made to staff and Elected Members. This ensures that the actions of staff and Elected Members are transparent, accountable and ethical. 

Register of gifts received by Cockburn staff and Elected Members

Name of person making disclosure

Description of gifts received by Cockburn staff and Elected Members 

Name of person/organisation who made the gift

Date gift received

Estimated value of gift at time it was made ($)

Nature of relationship between receiver and
person who made gift

Mayor Logan Howlett Dinner invitation to Mayor Howlett and his wife Pat Zoran Sangut
Consultate General of the Republic of Croatia
5 December 2017 $240.00 As Mayor representing the City in diplomatic discussions
Cr Steven Portelli 5 tickets to Adventure World including food Natalie Coffey, Adventure World 26 November 2017 $280.00 Ratepayer
Robert Avard Master Builders Assocation Dinner/Awards Ceremony Multiplex Construction 22 July 2017 $300 Builder for Cockburn ARC
Stephen Cain Breakfast Local Government Insurance Services 25 July 2017 $219 City's insurer
Gail Bowman 4 meals and drinks Child Australia (which auspices Connecting Community for Kids) 26 June 2017 $200 City's representative on Connecting Community for Kids
James Ngoroyemoto Project Risk Management Workshop Registration RiskWest 14 March 2017 $295 Business partner
Cr Steven Portelli Election campaign expenses Mr Antonio Portelli 22 February 2017 $2,500 Father
Cr Lyndsey Sweetman 2 x entry, plus dinner and drinks at Cockburn Cougars Senior Basketball League Game Cockburn Basketball Association 8 July 2016 $200 CBA is a constituent of City of Cockburn
Stephen Cain 1 x theatre plus dinner Local Government Insurance Services 27 April 2016 $230 City's insurer
Margot Tobin 1 x Cats musical ticket plus dinner Local Government Insurance Services 22 April 2016 $280 City's insurer
Stuart Downing 2 tickets to play plus pre-function

Local Government Insurance Services

18 April 2016

$240

City's insurer

Contributions to travel received by Cockburn staff and Elected Members

Name of person making disclosure

Contributions to travel received by Cockburn staff and Elected Members 

Name of person or organisation who made the contribution

Date contribution was received

Estimated value of contribution at time it was made ($)

Nature of relationship between receiver and person who made contribution

Date and description of travel

Gail Bowman Travel to and accommodaton in Melbourne Child Australia (Connecting Community for Kids) 19 June 2017 $975 Co-Chairperson for Connecting Community for Kids Travel and accommodation to attend the National Opportunity Child Connect two day workshop held in Melbourne on
19 June 2017
Mayor Logan Howlett Travel and accommodation to attend Western Australian Local Government Association (WALGA) regional state council meeting in the Murchison Zone Western Australian Local Government Association 4 May 2017 $987 Board Member of WALGA Travel and accommodation to attend state council meeting and associated forums in the Murchison Zone and WALGA on 4 and 5 May 2017

Mrs Linda Seymour

Travel to and five nights accommodation in Melbourne to attend and organise the national SPUN User Group Conference for library management systems

Spydus Users' Network

28 September 2016

$1,791

Member of a professional user group

17 October 2016
airline tickets and accommodation to attend the national SPUN Conference in Melbourne

 

More information and contact

You can find out more about the Gift Registry under Section 5.82 of the Local Government Act 1995, and Contributions to Travel under Section 5.3 of the Act.

Please contact the City for more information on 08 9411 3444 or at customer@cockburn.wa.gov.au 
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