Cr Julie Matheson for Subiaco

REPRESENTING SUBIACO, SHENTON PARK, DAGLISH AND JOLIMONT

YES MINISTER SPIN FOR FORCED COUNCIL AMALGAMATIONS

Freo's View

Tony Simpson, the Western Australian Minister for Local Government and Communities is quite clearly trying to soften us all up for the blow of local government reform, as the ColinBarnett government calls its forced amalgamations of local councils. They are engaging in a bit of YES MINISTER spin I reckon, just read their PR below and ask yourself if you consider the Garden City or Phoenix shopping centres part of our local Fremantle community. Yes Minister wants us to believe so.

Roel Loopers

“Community of interest” is a key consideration for local government boundaries and is one of the factors the Local Government Advisory Board considers when it makes its recommendations on boundary changes.
This takes into account considerations such as interests and values, characteristics of an area, or issues that give people a sense of identity or community.

Some of the factors contributing to this could include shared interests…

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