The Baird Government’s 6 step plan for forced amalgamations

The Baird Government’s 6 step plan for forced amalgamations

This is a short guide to the Baird Government’s six-step plan to force council amalgamations in this State: Step 1: Come up with a plan to force council amalgamations across the State and give your so-called reform the misleading branding of “Fit for the...
More than three quarters of Sydney councils reject mergers

More than three quarters of Sydney councils reject mergers

The Baird government continues to fudge the numbers on council amalgamations, with reported claims that more than 20 Sydney councils are volunteering to amalgamate. The fact is that these figures just don’t add up, and that the overwhelming majority of Sydney councils...
Keep it local

Keep it local

UPDATE: Baird’s council mess is far from over, Greens commit to giving residents the ultimate say Ignoring the wishes of local communities across NSW the Baird Government has announced it will press ahead with its ugly forced amalgamation agenda and has proclaimed 19...