Julie Matheson

Business Specialist CFP | Local Government Expert | Political Adviser

Promises, Promises Minister Simpson

Minister Simpson wrote a letter to the Post Newspapers with promises to Subiaco Council, and residents of the South Ward. The City of Perth legislation has bipartisan support. There will … Continue reading

February 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Dadour Poll – flow chart

The Local Government Advisory Board (LGAB) will soon make recommendations to the Minister for Local Government who will either accept or reject those recommendations. Nonetheless, communities must ensure a fair process … Continue reading

September 4, 2014 · 3 Comments

NationalsWA consider local government reform

Please consider writing to National Party MPs seeking their support for a motion to withdraw support for Premier Colin Barnett’s amalgamation plans. Nationals will use their state conference in Margaret … Continue reading

September 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Abolish the City of Canning?

Linton Reynolds, the commissioner for the City of Canning, has written an open letter to the residents asking them to sign a petition or write a submission. See my earlier … Continue reading

March 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

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