- Last updated:
- 12 Oct 2017
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 2017/2018 financial year.
to Cr Discretionary
|Carry Over funding from 2016/17||
24 August 2017
|Mayor Mark Jamieson||$100,000||$100,000||$46,135||$125,136|
|Cr Rick Baberowski -
Division 1 *
|Cr Tim Dwyer -
|Cr Peter Cox -
|Cr John Connolly -
|Cr Jenny McKay -
|Cr Christian Dickson -
|Cr Ted Hungerford -
|Cr Jason O'Pray -
|Cr Steve Robinson -
|Cr Greg Rogerson -
* Available for capital/building projects or to enable applications for significant external funds for community purposes.
For details of allocated funding, see: Successful Applicants
Your local councillor
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How to apply
Before applying, you should:
- read the Mayoral and Councillor Discretionary Funding Policy
- read the Mayoral and Councillor Discretionary Funding Guidelines
- assess your eligibility
- liaise with your local councillor's support officer.
Eligible community organisations may apply for this funding by completing an online application form.
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.