Electoral gifts

Electoral gifts

In accordance with Part 5A of the Local Government (Elections) Regulations 1997candidates and donors must disclose gifts received, made or promised during the disclosure period, being 6 months prior to the election until 3 days following the election.

Disclosures must be made -

  • within three days of nominating, if the gift was received, made or promised prior to the candidate nominating, or
  • within three days of the gift being received, made or promised if this occurs after the candidate nominates.  

A gift is an electoral gift for the purposes of the Local Government (Elections) Regulations 1997 where - 

  • the gift relates to the candidate’s candidature, and
  • the value of the gift is $200 or more, or it is one of two or more gifts made by the same person, during the disclosure period, with a total value of $200 or more.

A gift cannot be accepted from an anonymous donor under any circumstance.

Electoral gift register

In accordance with regulation 30G the Town must keep a register of all electoral gift disclosures received and publish the register on the website.  

2019 Electoral gift register

No electoral gifts were disclosed for the 2019 local government ordinary election.

2020 Electoral gift register

No electoral gifts were disclosed for the 2020 local government ordinary election.

2021 Electoral gift register

No electoral gifts were disclosed for the 2021 local government ordinary election.