New Councils – Transfer of Assets, Rights and Liabilities

29 Jun, 2016

My previous article (19 new amalgamated Councils for NSW),  focused on material operational matters for those new Councils created by the Local Government (Council Amalgamations) Proclamation 2016 and the Local Government (City of Parramatta and Cumberland) Proclamation 2016 of 12…

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19 new amalgamated Councils for NSW

12 May, 2016

As expected the Government has announced  the amalgamation of numerous local councils across NSW.  In total, 19 new councils have been created.  Further amalgamations have been deferred pending the outcome of legal challenges. 2 proclamations creating the new councils have…

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Forced Council Amalgamations – the Road Ahead

18 Dec, 2015

The Premier has announced 35 proposals for local council amalgamations throughout New South Wales that will lead to the number of councils being reduced from 152 to 112. The proposals follow the release of the final report of the Independent Pricing and…

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