Have your say: Is Minister Toole Fit for the Future?

Have your say: Is Minister Toole Fit for the Future?

As the Coalition persists with an undemocratic forced amalgamation agenda, we are undertaking an independent, fair and impartial assessment of how Paul Toole stacks up as Local Government Minister. Our office will take a holistic approach to assessing whether Minister...
Canterbury community ignored as council votes for an amalgamation

Canterbury community ignored as council votes for an amalgamation

Canterbury Council has ignored its own community and voted to approach Bankstown City Council for a “voluntary” merger at an Extraordinary Council meeting held last night. Greens Councillor Linda Eisler was one of only two councillors to vote against the motion. The...
Parliamentary survey shows forced amalgamations on the nose

Parliamentary survey shows forced amalgamations on the nose

The Baird government’s plan for super-sized councils and forced amalgamations has been roundly rejected by more than 70% of respondents to a survey conducted by the Parliamentary Inquiry into Local Government. Key survey findings were: –    72% of survey...