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WA Local Government Grants Commission

Last updated: 13/09/2017 5:27 PM
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​The WA Local Government Grants Commission is a statutory body established under the Local Government Grants Act 1978. Its principle function is the making of recommendations to the Minister for Local Government on the allocations of financial assistance grants among 138 local governments in Western Australia. The grants are the State's entitlement for financial assistance from the Commonwealth Government.

The WA Local Government Grants Commission comprises a chairperson, deputy chairperson and three local government elected members. It is supported by Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries' officers.

The current membership is:

  • Chairperson - Paul Omodei, Councillor of the Shire of Manjimup
  • Deputy chairperson - Jenni Law, Director Local Government Regulation and Support DLGSC
  • Member - Vacant
  • Member - Dr Wendy Giles, Councillor of the City of Bunbury
  • Member - Vacant