Course Details

Conflicts of Interest (Face to Face)

As a community leader and ‘voice of the community’ you are expected to make objective, unbiased decisions on matters affecting the whole community.

As an Elected Member you have a statutory obligation to declare any interests you have, or are perceived to have, that may influence those decisions.

This valuable course outlines financial, indirect financial, proximity and impartiality interest; disclosure of interests at meetings; and the association between gifts and conflicts of interest.

It provides an overview of the statutory environment relating to declarations of interest and clarifies, through case studies, the personal responsibilities of Council Members to comply with their obligations.


Target Audience:

A crucial course for both newly elected and returning Elected Members who would like to increase their knowledge and understanding of the personal responsibilities associated with the requirement to disclose certain interests.

Learning Outcomes:

  • The types of interest that exist;
  • How an Elected Member can have an Interest in a Council or Committee matter;
  • What implications the different interest types have;
  • Who the interests relate to; and
  • Where to find helpful information.

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Upcoming Workshops

Name Date Time Location  Spaces Cost
Conflicts of Interest (Face to Face) 1 September 2022 01:00 pm - 04:30 pm WALGA West Leederville 16 $264.00
Conflicts of Interest (Face to Face) 16 March 2023 01:00 am - 04:30 pm WALGA West Leederville 20 $264.00