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Personal interests returns

The Local Government Act 2020 (Victoria) and associated regulations state that we must publish a summary of the matters disclosed in the personal interest returns of certain specified officers. Personal interest returns are completed by specified officers to promote transparency and integrity in the operation of local government.

Rebecca McKenzie, Chief Executive Officer

Summary of Personal Interests Response
Name and Position of specified person Rebecca McKenzie
Position held by specified person Chief Executive Officer
Date specified person lodged the personal interest return 23 November 2020
1. Corporate Directorships or members of a governing body Zoological Parks and Gardens Board (Director/Board Member)
2. Member of an unincorporated association NIL
3. Partnerships or joint ventures NIL
4. Trusts that you are a trustee or a beneficiary of DARE Superannuation Fund (Self-managed super fund)
5. Paid employment Zoological Parks and Gardens Board (Board Director)
6. Consultancies, contracts or agencies NIL
7. Land that you own of have beneficial interest in the municipality or adjoining municipality NIL
8. Shares owned or beneficial interest NIL
9. Companies which you solely or jointly with family members hold a controlling interest NIL
10. Personal Debt NIL
11. Other interests NIL

Alan Stone, Corporate Counsel

Summary of Personal Interests Response
Name of specified person Alan Stone
Position held by specified person Corporate Counsel
Date specified person lodged the personal interest return 26 February 2021
1. Corporate Directorships or members of a governing body NIL
2. Member of an unincorporated association NIL
3. Partnerships or joint ventures NIL
4. Trusts that you are a trustee or a beneficiary of NIL
5. Paid employment NIL
6. Consultancies, contracts or agencies NIL
7. Land that you own of have beneficial interest in the municipality or adjoining municipality NIL
8. Shares owned or beneficial interest NIL
9. Companies which you solely or jointly with family members hold a controlling interest NIL
10. Personal Debt NIL
11. Other interests NIL

Brooke Ranken, Manager Community Safety and Compliance

Summary of Personal Interests Response
Name of specified person Brooke Ranken
Position held by specified person Manager Community Safety and Compliance
Date specified person lodged the personal interest return 8 February 2021
1. Corporate Directorships or members of a governing body NIL
2. Member of an unincorporated association NIL
3. Partnerships or joint ventures NIL
4. Trusts that you are a trustee or a beneficiary of NIL
5. Paid employment NIL
6. Consultancies, contracts or agencies NIL
7. Land that you own of have beneficial interest in the municipality or adjoining municipality NIL
8. Shares owned or beneficial interest NIL
9. Companies which you solely or jointly with family members hold a controlling interest NIL
10. Personal Debt NIL
11. Other interests NIL

Jarrod Cole, Deputy Municipal Building Surveyor

Summary of Personal Interests Response
Name of specified person Jarrod Cole
Position held by specified person Deputy Municipal Building Surveyor
Date specified person lodged the personal interest return 23 February 2021
1. Corporate Directorships or members of a governing body NIL
2. Member of an unincorporated association NIL
3. Partnerships or joint ventures NIL
4. Trusts that you are a trustee or a beneficiary of NIL
5. Paid employment NIL
6. Consultancies, contracts or agencies NIL
7. Land that you own of have beneficial interest in the municipality or adjoining municipality NIL
8. Shares owned or beneficial interest NIL
9. Companies which you solely or jointly with family members hold a controlling interest NIL
10. Personal Debt NIL
11. Other interests NIL

John Vastianos, Chief Financial Officer

Summary of Personal Interests Response
Name of specified person John Vastianos
Position held by specified person Chief Financial Officer
Date specified person lodged the personal interest return 5 February 2021
1. Corporate Directorships or members of a governing body NIL
2. Member of an unincorporated association NIL
3. Partnerships or joint ventures NIL
4. Trusts that you are a trustee or a beneficiary of NIL
5. Paid employment NIL
6. Consultancies, contracts or agencies NIL
7. Land that you own of have beneficial interest in the municipality or adjoining municipality NIL
8. Shares owned or beneficial interest NIL
9. Companies which you solely or jointly with family members hold a controlling interest NIL
10. Personal Debt NIL
11. Other interests NIL

Keith Franklyn, Manager Building and Properties

Summary of Personal Interests Response
Name of specified person Keith Franklyn
Position held by specified person Manager Building and Properties
Date specified person lodged the personal interest return 10 February 2021
1. Corporate Directorships or members of a governing body NIL
2. Member of an unincorporated association NIL
3. Partnerships or joint ventures NIL
4. Trusts that you are a trustee or a beneficiary of KVSuperfund
ABN 25491510535
5. Paid employment NIL
6. Consultancies, contracts or agencies NIL
7. Land that you own of have beneficial interest in the municipality or adjoining municipality Principle place of residence is within the suburb of McKinnon
A property in Bentleigh (tenanted as a residence)
8. Shares owned or beneficial interest NIL
9. Companies which you solely or jointly with family members hold a controlling interest NIL
10. Personal Debt NIL
11. Other interests NIL

Kellie Vise, Chief Transformation Officer

Summary of Personal Interests Response
Name of specified person Kellie Vise
Position held by specified person Chief Transformation Officer
Date specified person lodged the personal interest return 8 February 2021
1. Corporate Directorships or members of a governing body NIL
2. Member of an unincorporated association NIL
3. Partnerships or joint ventures NIL
4. Trusts that you are a trustee or a beneficiary of NIL
5. Paid employment NIL
6. Consultancies, contracts or agencies NIL
7. Land that you own of have beneficial interest in the municipality or adjoining municipality NIL
8. Shares owned or beneficial interest NIL
9. Companies which you solely or jointly with family members hold a controlling interest NIL
10. Personal Debt NIL
11. Other interests NIL

Mark Dornau, Manager Parks

Summary of Personal Interests Response
Name of specified person Mark Dornau
Position held by specified person Manager Parks
Date specified person lodged the personal interest return 9 May 2021
1. Corporate Directorships or members of a governing body NIL
2. Member of an unincorporated association NIL
3. Partnerships or joint ventures NIL
4. Trusts that you are a trustee or a beneficiary of NIL
5. Paid employment NIL
6. Consultancies, contracts or agencies NIL
7. Land that you own of have beneficial interest in the municipality or adjoining municipality NIL
8. Shares owned or beneficial interest NIL
9. Companies which you solely or jointly with family members hold a controlling interest NIL
10. Personal Debt NIL
11. Other interests NIL

Mark Saunders, Director, Community Wellbeing

Summary of Personal Interests Response
Name of specified person Mark Saunders
Position held by specified person Director, Community Wellbeing
Date specified person lodged the personal interest return 28 February 2021
1. Corporate Directorships or members of a governing body NIL
2. Member of an unincorporated association NIL
3. Partnerships or joint ventures NIL
4. Trusts that you are a trustee or a beneficiary of NIL
5. Paid employment NIL
6. Consultancies, contracts or agencies NIL
7. Land that you own of have beneficial interest in the municipality or adjoining municipality NIL
8. Shares owned or beneficial interest NIL
9. Companies which you solely or jointly with family members hold a controlling interest NIL
10. Personal Debt NIL
11. Other interests NIL

Mary-Anne Palatsides, Executive Manager People and Culture

Summary of Personal Interests Response
Name of specified person Mary-Anne Palatsides
Position held by specified person Executive Manager People and Culture
Date specified person lodged the personal interest return 28 February 2021
1. Corporate Directorships or members of a governing body NIL
2. Member of an unincorporated association NIL
3. Partnerships or joint ventures NIL
4. Trusts that you are a trustee or a beneficiary of NIL
5. Paid employment NIL
6. Consultancies, contracts or agencies NIL
7. Land that you own of have beneficial interest in the municipality or adjoining municipality Principle place of residence is within the suburb of Burwood
8. Shares owned or beneficial interest NIL
9. Companies which you solely or jointly with family members hold a controlling interest NIL
10. Personal Debt NIL
11. Other interests NIL

Matthew Slavin, Manager City Futures

Summary of Personal Interests Response
Name of specified person Matthew Slavin
Position held by specified person Manager City Futures
Date specified person lodged the personal interest return 26 February 2021
1. Corporate Directorships or members of a governing body NIL
2. Member of an unincorporated association NIL
3. Partnerships or joint ventures NIL
4. Trusts that you are a trustee or a beneficiary of NIL
5. Paid employment NIL
6. Consultancies, contracts or agencies NIL
7. Land that you own of have beneficial interest in the municipality or adjoining municipality Principal place of residence is within the suburb of Cheltenham
8. Shares owned or beneficial interest NIL
9. Companies which you solely or jointly with family members hold a controlling interest NIL
10. Personal Debt NIL
11. Other interests NIL

Niall McDonough, Director Infrastructure and Open Space

Summary of Personal Interests Response
Name of specified person Niall McDonough​
Position held by specified person Director Infrastructure and Open Space
Date specified person lodged the personal interest return 8 February 2021
1. Corporate Directorships or members of a governing body NIL
2. Member of an unincorporated association NIL
3. Partnerships or joint ventures NIL
4. Trusts that you are a trustee or a beneficiary of NIL
5. Paid employment NIL
6. Consultancies, contracts or agencies NIL
7. Land that you own of have beneficial interest in the municipality or adjoining municipality NIL
8. Shares owned or beneficial interest NIL
9. Companies which you solely or jointly with family members hold a controlling interest NIL
10. Personal Debt NIL
11. Other interests NIL

Nicoleta (Nicki) Babatsikos, Municipal Building Surveyor/Co-ordinator Planning and Building Compliance

Summary of Personal Interests Response
Name of specified person Nicoleta (Nicki) Babatsikos
Position held by specified person Municipal Building Surveyor/ Co-ordinator Planning and Building Compliance
Date specified person lodged the personal interest return 26 February 2021
1. Corporate Directorships or members of a governing body Precision Building Consultants Pty Ltd (Director)
BNA Investments Pty Ltd (Director)
B&B Superannuation Pty Ltd (Director)
2. Member of an unincorporated association NIL
3. Partnerships or joint ventures NIL
4. Trusts that you are a trustee or a beneficiary of

Green BNT Trust (investments in listed shares)
Precision Building Consultants Trust (consulting business)
BNA Investment Trust (dormant)
B&B Superannuation Fund (self-managed super fund)

5. Paid employment  
6. Consultancies, contracts or agencies NIL
7. Land that you own of have beneficial interest in the municipality or adjoining municipality NIL
8. Shares owned or beneficial interest Precision Building Consultants Pty Ltd (Trustee for the Precision Building Consultants Trust)
B&B Superannuation Pty Ltd (Trustee for the B&B Super Fund)
9. Companies which you solely or jointly with family members hold a controlling interest Precision Building Consultants Pty Ltd (Trustee for the Precision Building Consultants Trust)
BNA Investments Pty Ltd (Investment activities)
B&B Superannuation Pty Ltd (Trustee for the B&B Super Fund)
Graf Building Consultants Pty Ltd (Investment Activities)
Green BNT Pty Ltd (Trustee for Green BNT Trust)
10. Personal Debt BNA Investments Pty Ltd
11. Other interests NIL

Paul Barrett, Chief Information Officer

Summary of Personal Interests Response
Name of specified person Paul Barrett
Position held by specified person Chief Information Officer
Date specified person lodged the personal interest return 7 May 2021
1. Corporate Directorships or members of a governing body NIL
2. Member of an unincorporated association NIL
3. Partnerships or joint ventures NIL
4. Trusts that you are a trustee or a beneficiary of NIL
5. Paid employment NIL
6. Consultancies, contracts or agencies NIL
7. Land that you own of have beneficial interest in the municipality or adjoining municipality NIL
8. Shares owned or beneficial interest NIL
9. Companies which you solely or jointly with family members hold a controlling interest NIL
10. Personal Debt NIL
11. Other interests NIL

Paul Wood, Manager Urban Planning

Summary of Personal Interests Response
Name of specified person Paul Wood
Position held by specified person Manager Urban Planning
Date specified person lodged the personal interest return 4 February 2021
1. Corporate Directorships or members of a governing body NIL
2. Member of an unincorporated association NIL
3. Partnerships or joint ventures NIL
4. Trusts that you are a trustee or a beneficiary of NIL
5. Paid employment NIL
6. Consultancies, contracts or agencies NIL
7. Land that you own of have beneficial interest in the municipality or adjoining municipality NIL
8. Shares owned or beneficial interest NIL
9. Companies which you solely or jointly with family members hold a controlling interest NIL
10. Personal Debt NIL
11. Other interests Declared spouse is a partner at a law firm which has provided legal services to Council

Pauline Hassakis, Procurement & Contracts Manager

Summary of Personal Interests Response
Name of specified person Pauline Hassakis
Position held by specified person Procurement & Contracts Manager
Date specified person lodged the personal interest return 26 February 2021
1. Corporate Directorships or members of a governing body NIL
2. Member of an unincorporated association NIL
3. Partnerships or joint ventures NIL
4. Trusts that you are a trustee or a beneficiary of NIL
5. Paid employment NIL
6. Consultancies, contracts or agencies NIL
7. Land that you own of have beneficial interest in the municipality or adjoining municipality Principal place of residence is within the suburb of Carnegie
8. Shares owned or beneficial interest NIL
9. Companies which you solely or jointly with family members hold a controlling interest NIL
10. Personal Debt NIL
11. Other interests NIL

Peter Swabey, Director of Corporate Services

Summary of Personal Interests Response
Name of specified person Peter Swabey
Position held by specified person Director of Corporate Services
Date specified person lodged the personal interest return 8 February 2021
1. Corporate Directorships or members of a governing body NIL
2. Member of an unincorporated association NIL
3. Partnerships or joint ventures NIL
4. Trusts that you are a trustee or a beneficiary of NIL
5. Paid employment NIL
6. Consultancies, contracts or agencies NIL
7. Land that you own of have beneficial interest in the municipality or adjoining municipality NIL
8. Shares owned or beneficial interest NIL
9. Companies which you solely or jointly with family members hold a controlling interest NIL
10. Personal Debt NIL
11. Other interests NIL

Ronald Torres, Director Planning, Place and Sustainability

Summary of Personal Interests Response
Name of specified person Ronald Torres
Position held by specified person Director Planning, Place and Sustainability
Date specified person lodged the personal interest return 16 February 2021
1. Corporate Directorships or members of a governing body NIL
2. Member of an unincorporated association NIL
3. Partnerships or joint ventures NIL
4. Trusts that you are a trustee or a beneficiary of NIL
5. Paid employment NIL
6. Consultancies, contracts or agencies NIL
7. Land that you own of have beneficial interest in the municipality or adjoining municipality

Primary place of residence is within the suburb of Aspendale
A property in Hampton (a residence)

8. Shares owned or beneficial interest NIL
9. Companies which you solely or jointly with family members hold a controlling interest NIL
10. Personal Debt NIL
11. Other interests NIL