The WA Local Government Grants Commission (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 137 local governments in Western Australia. The grants are the State's entitlement for financial assistance from the Commonwealth Government.
The Grants Commission comprises a chairperson, deputy chairperson and three local government elected members. The Grants Commission also includes four deputy members. It is supported by Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries' officers.
The current membership is:
Local Government Grants Commission Annual Report 2017