View the City of Swan's Annual Budget 2023/24 fees and charges:

View the fees and charges

View the full Annual Budget

The aim of delegated authority is to improve the time taken to make decisions within the constraints allowed by relevant legislation and ensure decisions are made lawfully by the delegate. This is consistent with the City's commitment to a strong customer service focus.

The Delegation of Authority Register contains details of all delegations to committees, the Chief Executive Officer and employees made under the Local Government Act 1995 and other relevant legislation. It is reviewed annually in accordance with the Act.

View the City's: 

Delegation of Authority Register(open in new window)

The City of Swan’s Councillors and Chief Executive Officer are required to disclose gifts received in their capacity as a Councillor or Chief Executive Officer worth more than $300 within ten days of having received the gift. This includes multiple gifts or contributions from the same donor where the total value is over $300 during a year.

View the current Councillors and CEO Gift Register.

A Councillor commits a minor breach if he or she contravenes the Local Government Act (Model Code of Conduct) Regulations 2021. The complaints register provides details of these instances.

View the Councillor Conduct Complaints Register.

Councillors are required to complete prescribed training within 12 months of their election. There are five core modules to complete:

  • Understanding Local Government
  • Conflicts of Interest
  • Serving on Council
  • Understanding Financial Reports and Budgets
  • Meeting Procedures.

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

Elected Member Training and Development Schedule: July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020(open in new window)
Elected Member Training and Development Schedule: July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021(open in new window)
Elected Member Training and Development Schedule: July 1, 2021 - June 30, 2022(open in new window)
Elected Member Training and Development Schedule: July 1, 2022 - June 30, 2023(open in new window)

The Electoral Gifts Register details certain information of electoral gift declarations made by candidates and donors during local government elections.

Electoral Gift Register - 2023

View the Electoral Gift Register for April 2024

Electoral Gift Register - 2021

View the 2021 Electoral Gift Register(open in new window).

In accordance with Section 5.96A of the Local Government Act 1995 and Regulations 29C(2)(f) and (6) of the Local Government (Administration) Regulations 1996, a report must be prepared annually on any fees, expenses or allowances paid to each Councillor during a financial year, beginning 1 July 2020.

View the registers for Council Member allowances, expenses and fees:

2022/23 Financial Year

2021/22 Financial Year

2020/21 Financial Year

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