City of Perth CEO takes personal leave amid claims of workplace bullying

Martin Mileham. Picture: Andrew Ritchie
Martin Mileham. Picture: Andrew Ritchie

CITY of Perth chief executive Martin Mileham is on leave “until further notice” amid claims of workplace bullying.

It was reported Mr Mileham, who has been chief executive since 2016, alleged the council breached his employment contract, making him feel unsafe at work, which impacted his health.

A City spokesman confirmed the nature of his leave was “personal” and would not comment further.

“Robert Mianich, director corporate services, will be acting CEO during this period,” he said.

Local Government Minister David Templeman said an investigation would be held to determine if the Local Government Act was breached.

Mr Mileham oversaw the February council meeting and also attended Lord Mayor Lisa Scaffidi’s State Administration Tribunal penalty hearing.

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