Julie Matheson

Former Subiaco Councillor | Certified Financial Planner | Western Australia Party Convenor

Subiaco’s view on amalagamations

According to Tony Simpson, the new Minister for Local Government, “the Liberal Party does not support forced amalgamations”.  He issued a statement on 21 February 2013 about the Liberal Party’s … Continue reading

March 28, 2013 · 1 Comment

Amalgamation 2009

Back in 2009, Chris Thomson of WAtoday.com.au asked Perth’s metropolitan mayors to discuss their thoughts on council amalgamation.  Some of the results are surprising given the current political environment and … Continue reading

October 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

Council Amalgamation

Colin Barnett was on ABC 720 this morning promoting council amalgamation. His first big pitch for amalgamation was economies of scale and a savings in rates.  He gave the example of … Continue reading

October 24, 2012 · Leave a comment