CITY OF PERTH —
INQUIRY — COUNSEL ASSISTING
611. Hon PETER COLLIER to the Leader of the House representing the Minister for Local
I refer to the City of Perth
(1) On what dates were counsel
assisting Messrs Urquhart, Beetham and Ellson appointed?
(2) Were these positions publicly
advertised; and, if not, why not?
(3) Who appointed Messrs Urquhart,
Beetham and Ellson?
(4) Will the
minister detail the selection process used to appoint Messrs Urquhart, Beetham
and Ellson; and, if not, why not?
I thank the honourable member for
some notice of the question.
(1) Mr Urquhart
was appointed 29 May 2019, Ms Ellson was appointed 5 June 2019 and Mr Beetham
was appointed 12 June 2019.
They were appointed consistent with engagement procedures and policies by the
State Solicitor, with approval from the Attorney General.