Julie Matheson

Business Specialist CFP | Local Government Expert | Political Adviser

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

City of Perth Bill before Parliament today

The future of the City of Subiaco hangs by a thread today.  The Legislative Council have formed a committee to do a Second Reading of the Bill, clause by clause. … Continue reading

February 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

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

Testimonials

Throughout the past four years or so of community opposition to forced amalgamations, undemocratic state planning policies and decisions, the erosion of electors’ rights and stealthy Federal and State cost-shifting … Continue reading

October 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Peppermint Grove joins legal action without a challenge

The additional legal action initiated by the Shire of Peppermint Grove was due to have a Directions Hearing this morning. The Hearing was seeking to join Peppermint Grove’s legal challenge … Continue reading

November 17, 2014 · 1 Comment

Member for Nedlands… We want a Poll

Dear Mr Marmion, URGENT CALL FOR A POLL  The Premier and the Minister for Local Government have announced the abolition of the City of Subiaco and other Councils. We are … Continue reading

November 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Thank you Mr Johnson, MLA for Hillarys

On Sunday 2 November 2014 the Community Action Alliance CAA wrote to #Liberal MLAs seeking their urgent support to call for a Poll in all affected councils to be abolished. Mr Rob Johnson … Continue reading

November 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Costs of abolishing 14 Councils

Dear Letters Editor,  @thewest_com_au I refer to the letter  from a Mr Mark Williams titled “The Cost of Unity” which was published in @thewest_com_au on 3rd November 2014.    Mr Williams … Continue reading

November 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Principality of Academia

Mr Barnett has made 1,850 citizens of Hollywood and Crawley “homeless”, without a Council to attend to their needs. In the true spirit of representation, Councillor Lynley Hewett has stepped … Continue reading

October 24, 2014 · 2 Comments