Availability Notice
  • Last updated:
  • 26 Apr 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 2016/2017 financial year.

Councillor  Total Discretionary

 Funding 2016/17
Amount Allocated

 to Cr Discretionary

 Grants 2016/17

Carry Over funding

 from 2015/16

Amount Available

 as at 

26 April 2017

Mayor Mark Jamieson $100,000 $100,000 $0 $66,948
Cr Rick Baberowski -

Division 1 *
$100,000 $50,000* $45,388 $63,678
Cr Tim Dwyer - 

Division 2
$100,000 $40,000 $1,165 $10,665
Cr Peter Cox -

Division 3
$100,000 $25,000
$443
$15,593
Cr John Connolly - 

Division 4
$100,000 $100,000 $126 $10,002
Cr Jenny McKay - 

Division 5
$100,000 $50,000 $261 $6,336
Cr Christian Dickson -

Division 6
$100,000 $55,000 $1,637 $28,633
Cr Ted Hungerford -

Division 7
$100,000 $10,000 $0 $0
Cr Jason O'Pray - 

Division 8
$100,000 $100,000 $1,490 $33,711
Cr Steve Robinson -

Division 9
$100,000 $100,000 $2,134 $49,804
Cr Greg Rogerson - 

Division 10
$100,000 $100,000 $197 $29,733

* Available for capital/building projects and for obtaining external funds only.

For details of allocated funding, see: Successful Applicants

Your local councillor

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How to apply

Before applying, you should:

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.