CFP Business Specialist | Local Government Expert | Political Adviser
There is a huge outrage by Mayors of almost every metropolitan council about this morning announcement by Premier Colin Barnett on the forced amalgamations of local councils. It was pointed out several times on ABC radio that the Premier was very adamant before the last state election that his government would not force councils to merge. He even wrote it is his Cottesloe newsletter, but a few months after having been elected it turned out Colin Barnett is a liar who lied to the people of Western Australia and pandered to the wishes of the Property Council, developers and his National Party mates. It is an absolute disgrace and I hope and wish councils will get together and take legal action against the blatant liar and his government.
So as expected the news is that Fremantle will be forced to merge with East Fremantle and Melville but North Fremantle will…
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