Councils dudded already?

Hello and welcome to your new column, Merger Watch. Now, we know its not all done and dusted as far as Council mergers are concerned. The Supreme Court is yet to decide on the Woollahra case and Cabonne might yet appeal to a higher court. But we can’t be too careful can we. Already there is evidence that merged councils are being dudded. For example, see page 2 where Cabonne’s ANTY Group point out that, already, Wellington and Dubbo may…


Old Butcher Shop Murals

Billy Neville’s butcher shop with a giant tree base chopping block, sawdust on the floor, carcases of beef, lamb and pork hanging on large steel hooks against the white wall…


Council splits over merger appeal

… to ask Govt to “stop the clock” By Paul Mullins.  If you ever needed a reason not to amalgamate Cabonne with Orange you had one on Tuesday. And, if…