Complaints Register

REGISTER OF MINOR COMPLAINTS (s.5.121 of the Local Government Act)

All complaints against the Shire of Gnowangerup Elected Members that result in a finding by the Local Government Standards Panel (under section 5.110(2)(a) of the Local Government Act 1995) that a minor breach has occurred must be recorded in a register of complaints.

Section 5.121(3) requires the CEO to publish an up-to-date version of the register of complaints on the Local Government's official website


5.121. Register of certain complaints of minor breaches

Date/Financial YearCouncil MemberWho Made the ComplaintDescription of Minor BreachAction Taken Under 5.110(6)
2019/2020 No Items to Display
2020/2021 No Items to Display


(1) The complaints officer for each local government is required to maintain a register of complaints which records all complaints that result in a finding under section 5.110(2)(a) or (c).

(2) The register of complaints is to include, for each recorded complaint —

            (a) the name of the council member about whom the complaint is made; and

            (b) the name of the person who makes the complaint; and

            (c) a description of the minor breach that the standards panel finds has occurred; and

            (d) details of the action taken under section 5.110(6) or (c).

[Section 5.121 inserted: No. 1 of 2007 s. 11.]