Availability Notice
  • 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.

Councillor  Total Discretionary

 Funding 2017/18
Amount Allocated

 to Cr Discretionary

 Grants 2017/18
Carry Over funding from 2016/17 
Amount Available

 as at 

24 August 2017

Mayor Mark Jamieson $100,000 $100,000 $46,135  $125,136
Cr Rick Baberowski -

Division 1 *
$100,000 $80,000 $9,417  $73,417
Cr Tim Dwyer - 

Division 2
$100,000 $50,000  $6,150 $22,500
Cr Peter Cox -

Division 3
$100,000 $15,000  $13,358 $23,187
Cr John Connolly - 

Division 4
$100,000 $100,000  $1,502 $29,116
Cr Jenny McKay - 

Division 5
$100,000 $75,000  $128 $14,680
Cr Christian Dickson -

Division 6
$100,000 $50,000  $28,033 $58,470
Cr Ted Hungerford -

Division 7
$100,000 $50,000  $0 $15,000
Cr Jason O'Pray - 

Division 8
$100,000 $100,000 $15,961  $49,974
Cr Steve Robinson -

Division 9
$100,000 $100,000 $26,636  $59,726
Cr Greg Rogerson - 

Division 10
$100,000 $100,000  $25,812 $120,700

* 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:

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.