Julie Matheson

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

Hold the line against forced council amalgamations

ONE DOWN, TWO TO GO… Forced amalgamations is a jigsaw puzzle with moving pieces.  The NationalsWA have withdrawn support, leaving just a three Liberal member majority holding the line on forced … Continue reading

October 23, 2014 · 1 Comment

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

GST Formula

Ever wondered how the GST is allocated to the states?  It is based on the formula below which Premier Barnett signed up to in a GST deal with Prime Minister Howard … Continue reading

September 23, 2013 · Leave a comment


Amalgamation references that affect metropolitan Perth: https://matheson4mayor.wordpress.com/amalgamation-ref/

August 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Amalgamation lies

Paul Murray on 6PR refers to Premier Barnett’s approach to amalgamation as telling lies, ref 31/7/13. In their own words ……….. “The state government is not to go down the path … Continue reading

August 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

DAP ignore Council resolution in Broome

It is astonishing how easy the DAP have made it for the Premier (and dictator) Colin Barnett to have his way in the Kimberley to approve Woodside’s gas plant. Last year … Continue reading

January 17, 2013 · Leave a comment