Inner West residents were shocked to be told by their council’s general manager they were effectively being shut out of the preparation of the demerger case, reports Peter Boyle.
The recent AUKMIN talks, focusing largely on China, have reaffirmed the British Government’s attempts to sell astronomically expensive weapons to Australia, say Sydney peace activists.
A poll of Inner West Council residents has shown the majority want the council demerged and restored to the former Ashfield, Leichhardt and Marrickville councils.
New research by Joseph Drew, Associate Professor of Public Policy and Local Government at UTS, shows the forced mergers of local councils in NSW have not made the promised savings.
A resident-led campaign to de-amalgamate Sydney’s Inner West Council is gaining traction in the lead-up to the 4 December NSW local government elections.
Residents of the Common Ground housing estate in Camperdown are demanding compensation for their treatment during a 14-day hard lockdown.
With residents of Inner West Council soon to have their say on de-amalgamation, Pip Hinman weighs in on the costs and benefits.
A resident-initiated meeting to discuss the case to de-amalgamate the Inner West Council has drawn good numbers, reports Markela Panegyres.