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Greater Sydney Commission: Draft district plans on exhibition

The Greater Sydney Commission’s draft district plans are on public exhibition until 31 March 2017. This district plans are of particular importance to your local area because when it is finalised every local council in the district will be required to amend their Local Environment Plan to be consistent with it. In other words whatever is in […]

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Forced amalgamations and loss of local representation already costing taxpayers $590 million

 Mike Baird is planning to spend almost $600 million to sack councils, remove democracy and appoint handpicked Administrators in his attack on local councils. Greens MP and Local Government Spokesperson David Shoebridge said: “The cost of the Baird Government’s undemocratic forced amalgamation agenda is being revealed, with NSW taxpayers footing a $590 million bill to […]

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Labor cheers Government’s deeply undemocratic planning bill through Parliament

The Greater Sydney Commission bill has been cheered through Parliament by the Labor “Opposition” tonight despite serious concerns being raised about its deeply undemocratic and unaccountable form. The Greater Sydney Commission Bill creates a new planning body which is able to its planning decisions on local areas across greater Sydney and re-write local environment plans […]

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