Julie Matheson

Business Specialist CFP | Local Government Expert | Political Adviser

Western Suburbs infill – an election issue

Density gone wrong in the Western Suburbs “Western Australia’s planning system is broken,” says Senate candidate for the WESTERN AUSTRALIA PARTY, Bruce Thompson. As a Subiaco resident for 40 years, … Continue reading

May 3, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Australian Dream

I have republished an article about the Australian Dream by David Fickling titled: “Comment: The Australian dream died alone in an apartment.” Many of Perth’s councils are embracing the WA … Continue reading

January 27, 2019 · Leave a comment

Have your say! Annual Electors Meeting

Date:  Tuesday 5 December 2017 Time: 6pm Venue:  Subiaco Council Chambers, 241 Rokeby Road, SUBIACO Order of Business: Declaration of Opening by Mayor Penny Taylor Attendance Apologies Annual Report 2016/2017 … Continue reading

November 18, 2017 · 1 Comment

#Beekeeping in #Subiaco

An application for Beekeeping in Subiaco is before Council tomorrow night. So far the community support is 50/50. Shall I support the application?  

January 18, 2016 · 5 Comments

Perth Metro councils support Shire of East Pilbara

@TheNationalsWA have stuck their neck out in support of the community of Newman by refusing to sign off on BHP’s lease extension for a 1,600 bed FIFO camp. This decision … Continue reading

November 27, 2015 · 1 Comment

Notes on mainstreet success

Subiaco has a number of main (high) streets which are used as a measure of success in attracting local residents, businesses, workers and visitors to the locality. The challenge – how to make a mainstreet … Continue reading

November 26, 2015 · 1 Comment

Capital City Citizens’ Committee is formed

This afternoon Mr Ian Ker will do a presentation at Curtin Corner at 4pm on UNDERSTANDING FAILED REFORM AND IMPROVING THE FUTURE OF OUR CAPITAL CITY. In addition to reviewing … Continue reading

June 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Celebration. We won!

On 13 March 2015, the long awaited Orders revoked notice from the Governor were published completing a win for local communities in the Perth Metropolitan area.  This meant local governments … Continue reading

April 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Nearly half a billion dollars to amalgamate NSW councils, says NSW parliamentary budget office

Originally posted on communitycouncillorsnetwork:
At last the SMH is printing an article that shows the other side of the LG amalgamation debate. Nearly $500m to amalgamate 152 councils to 38…

March 26, 2015 · Leave a comment