Councillor Allowances and Reimbursements

Councillor Allowances

At the beginning of each Council term, Council is required to set allowances for its Councillors within the range that is set by the Minister of Local Government.

The Minister classified each Council into one of three categories.  According to size, Mildura Rural City Council has been classified as a Category 2 Council.

The Minister for Local Government declared the allowance rates for the Mayor and Councillors to be increased from 1 December 2015, as set out below:

 

Mayor

Councillor

Allowance

$76,521.00

$24,730.00

Superannuation Guarantee (9.5%)

$  7,269.50

$  2,349.35

Total Allowance Payable

$83,790.49

$27,079.35

 

Councillor Expenses and Reimbursements

The Councillor Support and Expenses Policy outlines the circumstances that a Councillor will be reimbursed for expenses when undertaking the role of a Councillor.

In accordance with this policy, a report detailing all expenses is to be presented to Council on a quarterly basis. These details will also be made available on Council's website.

The following table represents the total amount paid or reimbursed to each Councillor.  These figures include allowances, superannuation guarantee and any reimbursements made.  

Councillor

Quarter

Three

2015/16 

Quarter

Four

2015/16

Quarter

One

2016/17

Quarter

Two

2016/17

Cr Greg Brown

$8,935.93 

$9,769.38

$8,968.75

 $9,231.67

Cr Anthony Cirillo

$0.00 

$0.00

$0.00

 $6,861.63

Cr Simon Clemence

$0.00 

$0.00

$0.00

 $7,998.32

Cr Ali Cupper

$6,604.93 

$6,736.93

$6,786.93

 $6,802.85

Cr Mark Eckel

$7,339.14 

$7,527.63

7,362.02

 $7,208.55

Cr Glenn Milne

$20,932.66 

$24,622.80

$26,677.19

 $25,641.09

Cr Jason Modica

$0.00 

$0.00

$0.00

 $7,773.24

Cr Min Poole

$0.00 

$0.00

$0.00

 $7,382.38

Cr Max Thorburn

$6,814.93 

$7,116.02

$6,881.02

 $6,802.85

Cr John Arnold

$7,726.03 

$7,926.19

$7,706.93

 $189.45

Cr Judi Harris

$7,472.23 

$6,927.85

$0.00

$44.00 

Cr Jill Joslyn

$7,069.74 

$7,343.84

$0.00

$44.00 

Cr Sharyon Peart

$6,829.33 

$6,895.67

$0.00

 $474.50