Public registers and information

Council makes a range of documents available on our website and by public inspection for free.

The Freedom of Information Part II Statement sets out the type of information that Council has in its possession and how you can access this information.

While every attempt is made to provide the documents you request, the Freedom of Information Act does have some limits on access. Please see our Freedom of Information page for information on how to make a request.

Personal Interests Returns

A personal interest return is a record of the private interests of a person in public office that assists in improving transparency. Personal Interests Returns are a requirement under Division 3 of Part 6 (sections 132-136) of the Local Government Act 2020.

The following people are required to submit Personal Interest Returns to Council:

  • Elected Councillors
  • Members of Council’s Audit and Risk Committee
  • Officers nominated by the CEO (all Directors and Managers)

The following Summaries of Interest Returns are available for download:

The Personal Interests Returns as submitted remain confidential.

Requests for an inspection of the summary can be made by contacting Council’s Governance and Risk Department via email: governance@hepburn.vic.gov.au