Julie Matheson

Business Specialist CFP | Local Government Expert | Political Adviser

Town Hall Meeting No 2

Another successful Town Hall Meeting was held in Nedlands on 26 October 2020 and reported in the most respected newspaper in WA, the Post Newspapers. The meeting was indeed organised … Continue reading

November 2, 2020 · Leave a comment

Third Party Appeal Rights for WA

People of Western Australia are facing unprecedented loss of property rights from developers and the State Government’s unfair compensation rules. Even if your property has not been affected by a … Continue reading

June 10, 2020 · Leave a comment

Community Advocacy Groups

“Alone, we can do so little; together, we can do so much” – Helen Keller. Community advocacy groups have been winning since 2012.  Some are still campaigning and many have … Continue reading

April 19, 2020 · Leave a comment

2018 what a year!

January 2018 The newly elected Subiaco Council voted to go behind closed doors to cancel Subiaco Council’s 99 year Vesting Order over Subiaco Oval and Kitchener Park since 25 March … Continue reading

December 18, 2018 · Leave a comment

Have you say! Pavilion Market site

Mr Abercrombie, owner of the Pavilion Market site, is seeking an extension of time to 25 February 2023 before commencing the 16 storey development in Subiaco. An application has been … Continue reading

November 12, 2017 · 7 Comments

Responsible Authority Report (RAR)

A Responsible Authority Report (RAR) contains two recommendations from a local government.  One from a planning officer and the other from the Council regarding a DAP application valued at $2 … Continue reading

June 5, 2017 · 1 Comment

New design criteria for Subiaco

Residents, if you are not happy with wall to wall development, ask your Council to change the design guidelines. At the Subiaco Council meeting of 24 January 2017, Councillors Julie … Continue reading

February 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

Planning and Development Regulations

Planning and Development Regulations 2015 were introduced in August 2015 to help developers demolish single dwellings without planning approval, Part 9, Clause 61. Clause 67 features a list of planning … Continue reading

December 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

Councils with motions to #scraptheDAP

Open letter to all councils in Western Australia. Dear Mayor and Councillors Last year 2015, there was a parliamentary inquiry into the DAP system.  Of course the inquiry found in favour of … Continue reading

March 22, 2016 · Leave a comment