Forced council mergers have failed to deliver promised efficiency, savings and equality for ratepayers across merged council areas, a damning report by the NSW Auditor-General has found. #TWT080519
CITY of Canada Bay’s Deputy Mayor Charles Jago – the Greens candidate in the NSW electorate of Drummoyne – says the NSW Liberal Government’s Concord Hospital upgrade is “too little, too late”. #NSWvotes2019 #NSWelection2019
HUNTERS HILL Emeritus Mayor Sue Hoopmann OAM has thrown her influential support behind Lane Cove independent candidate Richard Quinn despite a history of supporting Liberal Party candidates. TWT200319
New South Wales citizens go to the polls this Saturday to decide who rules the State for the next four years. Public opinion polls suggest the result is on a knife’s edge between Liberal reigning premier Gladys Berejiklian and Labor’s Michael Daley with some pundits claiming the possibility of a hung parliament Independents ruling the roost. TWT200319 #NSWVotes2019 #NSWelection2019
Local Government team of Canada Bay Mayor Angelo Tsirekas and Burwood Councillor Heather Creighton won the Rivenden Flower Show Silver Cup Celebrity Challenge last Saturday for best floral arrangement. Runners-up were State Parliament team of Labor’s Strathfield MP Jodi McKay and Liberal’s Drummoyne MP John Sidoti.
DESPITE a defeat in court last week, local communities will continue to pressure the Berejiklian Government to release secret cabinet documents used to claim cost savings from a forced merger of councils.