Annual Report of Training conducted by Elected Members 

Pursuant to Section 5.127 of the Local Government Act 1995:

A local government must prepare a report for each financial year on the training completed by council members in the financial year. (2) The CEO must publish the report on the local government’s official website within 1 month after the end of the financial year to which the report relates.

Pursuant to Section 5.128 of the Local Government Act 1995, a copy of the Council’s Policy for continuing professional development can be found here.

Councillor's Training and Professional Development register. 

Cr David Menzel

Training Course  Status   Date 
Effective Community Leadership  Completed  20 April 2018
Understanding Financial Reports and Budget  Completed  19 April 2018 
Meeting Procedures and Debating  Completed  28 Nov 2017
Serving on Council  Completed  27 Nov 2017

Cr Tony Chafer 

Training Course  Status   Date 
Effective Community Leadership  Cancelled  Did not attend
Understanding Financial Reports and Budget  Cancelled  Did not attend
Meeting Procedures and Debating  Completed  28 Nov 2020 
Serving on Council  Completed  27 Nov 2017

Cr Narelle Brooke

Training Course  Status   Date 
Effective Community Leadership  Completed  20 April 2018 
Understanding Financial Reports and Budget  Completed  19 April 2018
Meeting Procedures and Debating  Completed  28 Nov 2017 
Serving on Council  Completed  27 Nov 2017

Cr Mat Dear 

Training Course  Status   Date 
Effective Community Leadership  Completed  20 April 2018 
Understanding Financial Reports and Budget  Completed  19 April 2018
Meeting Procedures and Debating  Completed  27 Nov 2018 
Serving on Council  Completed  27 Nov 2017
Councillor Essentials 
Understanding Financial Reports and Budgets  In progress
Conflict of Interest  In progress
Meeting Procedures  In progress
Serving on Council  In progress
Understanding Local Government  In progress

Cr Judy Farquhar 

Training Course  Status   Date 
Meeting Procedures and Debating  Completed  28 Nov 2017
Serving on Council  Completed  27 Nov 2017
Understanding Local Government  Completed  15 March 2020 
Serving on Council  Completed  15 March 2020
Meeting Procedures  Completed  14 March 2020 
conflicts of Interest  Completed   13 March 2020 

Cr Grant Lodge 

Training Course  Status   Date 
Effective Community Leadership  Completed  20 April 2018 
Understanding Financial Reports and Budget  Completed  19 April 2018
Meeting Procedures and Debating  Completed  28 Nov 2017
Serving on Council  Completed  27 Nov 2017

Cr Michelle McKittrick

Training Course  Status   Date 
Effective Community Leadership  Completed  20 April 2018 
Understanding Financial Reports and Budget  Completed  19 April 2018
Meeting Procedures and Debating  Completed  27 Nov 2018 
Serving on Council  Completed  27 Nov 2017
Councillor Essentials 
Understanding Financial Reports and Budgets  In progress
Conflict of Interest  Completed  09 Feb 2020 
Meeting Procedures  In progress
Serving on Council  In progress
Understanding Local Government  Completed  08 Feb 2020 

Cr Deb Pearce 

Training Course  Status   Date 
Effective Community Leadership  Completed  20 April 2018 
Understanding Financial Reports and Budget  Completed  19 April 2018
Meeting Procedures and Debating  Completed  27 Nov 2018 
Serving on Council  Completed  27 Nov 2017

Cr Alma Petherick 

Training Course  Status   Date 
Serving on Council  Completed 25 Nov 2015
Meeting Procedures and Debates  Completed 26 Nov 2015
Land Use Planning  Completed 01 Dec 2015
Strategy and Risk Management  Completed 02 Dec 2015
Serving on Council  Completed 27 Nov 2017 
Meeting Procedures and Debating  Completed 28 Nov 2017
Understanding Financial Reports and budgets  Completed 19 April 2018
Effective Community Leadership  Completed 20 April 2018
Councillor Essentials 
Serving on Council In progress
Meeting Procedures and Debating  In progress
Understanding Local Government  In progress
Meeting Procedures  In progress
Conflict of Interest  In progress
Understanding Financial Reports and Budget  In progress

Click here for the Councillor's Training and Professional Development register.