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Fit for the Future? Fit for the dustbin: THE FACTS

Across NSW local councils of all political persuasions have been successfully resisting the NSW Government’s Fit for the Future (FFF) forced amalgamations agenda. In doing so, they are defending grassroots democracy. All parties in the NSW Parliament except the Liberals and Nationals have spoken out against forced amalgamations. Greens policy is to resist forced amalgamations: […]

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Government shows its true colours on forced amalgamations

The Coalition has today opposed a Parliamentary motion moved by the Greens in support of local government and the rights of community members to determine the future of their own councils. The government’s opposition shows its plan to force local government amalgamations even where councils are financially sustainable and have the support of their communities. […]

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MEDIA EVENT Sydney Mayors call to keep local government local

NSW Mayors and MP’s will be joining together to speak against the Coalition’s ‘Fit For the Future’ package which seeks to amalgamate councils across the state. The 26 Sydney Metropolitan Mayors have unanimously written to the Premier seeking a commitment to no forced amalgamations but have to date received no response. WHO:              Mayors and […]

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Fit for the Future? Fit for the dustbin.

The Greens NSW are committed to grassroots democracy. This means we support local councils being active, vibrant and genuinely local. This means we won’t support the Coalition’s ‘Fit For the Future’ package which seeks to amalgamate councils across the state. The package is essentially using financial blackmail to push for forced amalgamations. On too many occasions […]

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