Julie Matheson

CFP Business Specialist | Local Government Expert | Political Adviser

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


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

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

Amalgamation petition

A new blog and petition has been set up Subiaco resident Jeremy Mowe to spread the message on how the Premier plans to force amalgamation. The Premier is using two … Continue reading

August 23, 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

Undercurrent… WTV Channel 44

There is a significant movement against the State Govt’s plans to usurp power from grass-roots communities and their elected Councils.  The loss of power enables development of public spaces and … Continue reading

October 24, 2012 · Leave a comment