Register of Gifts and Travel to Elected Members and Staff
Under the Local Government Act 1995, Rules of Conduct Regulations 2007 and Administration Regulations 1996, local government elected members and staff are required to notify their Chief Executive Officer of a notifiable gift within ten days of its receipt.
A notifiable gift is a gift (or combination of gifts received from the same person within six months) of an estimated value of between $50 and $300 received from a person who is undertaking, seeking to undertake, or who could reasonably be believed to be intending to undertake an activity involving local government discretion.
Elected members and staff are prohibited from accepting gifts of an estimated value of more than $300.
The Shire of Ashburton is committed to responsible and accountable governance and accordingly passed a resolution to implement an online gift and travel contribution register.
Below is a register detailing notifiable gifts and travel contributions from 1 January 2016.
Last updated: 20 March 2018