Julie Matheson

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

#WAFooty financial mess

The Premier has announced Sydney based Stadium Australia Group Ltd as the new operator of Perth Stadium, yet yesterday Western Australia received another credit rating downgrade. I would love to … Continue reading

February 9, 2016 · 2 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

People Power – the political solution

In the March 2013 election, Premier Barnett’s Liberal government won a decisive majority in the state poll, marginalising the Nationals (ref. Crikey.com.au, 11 March 2013).  It was a blow for communities … Continue reading

November 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Premier Barnett claims Subiaco residents are not interested…

The City of Perth Bill 2015 is currently being debated in parliament and Mr Barnett claims the residents who are to be excised from Subiaco “are not interested” otherwise they … Continue reading

October 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Revoking Governor’s Orders

Has the Premier met the 11 February 2015 deadline to request a revocation? After the Premier’s comments to the media about the amalgamation process being over and his raising the … Continue reading

February 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Premier Barnett sums up Subiaco

Press Conference with Colin Barnett 12 February 2015 Question: Will the Governors Orders for the other boundary changes now be rescinded? Barnett: Cabinet hasn’t had a chance yet to look at … Continue reading

February 13, 2015 · 2 Comments

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

Subiaco, the spiritual land of Dadour

The Honourable Ken Travers reminds the Western Australian Legislative Council of the origins of the Dadour Amendment and the right to vote on proposed council mergers and #amalgamations. By excising a small piece … Continue reading

October 25, 2014 · 2 Comments

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