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IWC demerger urged

BY JOHN MOYLE It could be a case of going back to the future for the newly-merged Inner West Council if a coalition of independents and Greens get their way for a demerger from their 2016 forced amalgamation. “Communities a lot less affluent than our council have challenged the mergers and they have won,” Councillor […]

Councils fight forced amalgamations

By Georgia Fullerton   The fight of many Sydney councils against forced amalgamations has intensified with the Shadow Minister for Local Government Peter Primrose calling for an investigation into the Baird government's 'Fit for the Future' program and the June 30 deadline for a response to merger proposals drawing closer. Marrickville Council voted to strengthen their […]