The end of the Councillor as MP?

30 Nov, 2011

The Division of Local Government in the Department of Premier and Cabinet has called for submissions in response to its Discussion Paper ‘Dual Roles: Councillors as Members of Parliament in NSW’, which it released on the 28th November 2011.

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Commencement of expanded protection to whistleblowers

4 Nov, 2011

In a previous post on this site (which can be accessed here) , we discussed the proposed changes to the Public Interest Disclosures Act 1994 (PID Act) which will expand protection to whistleblowers in relation to local government matters. Most…

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NSW Planning Review

2 Nov, 2011

As part of the NSW Planning System Review, submissions are being encouraged from members of the public and community groups in four key areas:

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