Payments to Employees in Additional to Contract or Award

published on Wednesday, 11 November 2020 at 4:18:00 PM


Payments to Employees in Addition to Contract or Award

 Please be advised that at the Ordinary Council Meeting of 20 October 2020 Council resolved to adopt a revised Council Policy – “A14 Recognition of Service – Employees”.  In accordance with section 5.50 of the Local Government Act 1995 a local government is to prepare a policy in relation to employees whose employment with the local government is finishing.

 Gratuitous eligibility of employees with less than 10 years of service will be at the discretion of the Chief Executive Officer on consideration of the merits of the employee having completed commendable and continuous service.  The gratuitous recognition for tenure less than 10 years will be capped at $100.

 Each eligible employee with more than 10 years commendable and continuous service shall receive:

 (i)         A letter from the Chief Executive Officer acknowledging the length of service.

 (ii)        A gift voucher to the value of:

  • 10+ year’s service $500.
  • 20+ year’s service $1,000.
  • 30+ year’s service $1,500.

Please click on link for the adopted Council Policy or a hard copy can be viewed by visiting the Ravensthorpe or Hopetoun Shire Administration Offices.

 If you would like any further information in relation to this matter please contact 

Mark Ridgwell, Manager Governance and Compliance by emailing or calling (08) 9839 0000.


 Gavin Pollock

Chief Executive Officer


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