Availability Notice
  • Last updated:
  • 05 Dec 2018

The Mayoral and Councillor Discretionary Funding program allows for funds to be allocated at the councillor’s discretion to not for profit community organisations for community purposes.

Individual councillors may choose to allocate all or part of their Minor Operational Works Budget to this funding program. According to the Mayoral and Councillor Discretionary Funding Policy, councillors may opt out of using discretionary funds.

The table below details the discretionary amounts budgeted for use by each councillor for the 2018/2019 financial year.

Councillor  Total Discretionary

 Funding 2018/19
Amount Allocated

 to Cr Discretionary

 Grants 2018/19
Carry Over funding from 2017/18
Amount Available

 as at 

31 October 2018

Mayor Mark Jamieson $100,000 $100,000 $50,047 $56,864
Cr Rick Baberowski -

Division 1 *
$100,000 $70,000 $19,975 $59,375
Cr Tim Dwyer - 

Division 2
$100,000 $57,000 $78 $3,832
Cr Peter Cox -

Division 3
$100,000 $30,000  $0 $20,527
Cr John Connolly - 

Division 4
$100,000 $100,000 $4,559 $21,375
Cr Jenny McKay - 

Division 5
$100,000 $50,000 $672 $20,262
Cr Christian Dickson -

Division 6
$100,000 $46,500 $35,249 $34,738
Cr Ted Hungerford -

Division 7
$100,000 $5,000  $0 $5,000
Cr Jason O'Pray - 

Division 8
$100,000 $100,000 $20,377 $38,719
Cr Steve Robinson -

Division 9
$100,000 $100,000 $2,072 $26,855
Cr Greg Rogerson - 

Division 10
$100,000 $100,000 $0 $49,264

* Available for capital/building projects or to enable applications for significant external funds for community purposes. 

For details of allocated funding, see: Successful Applicants

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How to apply

Before applying, you should:

For more information, contact your local councillor's support officer to discuss your application.

This notice is published in compliance with the Local Government Regulation 2012.