A step backwards in enhancing democracy?
NSW State Government proposal to forcibly amalgamate Local Councils;
See also State plan 2021 about increasing local decision making;
“NSW 2021 objectives:-
“30. Restore trust in State and Local Government as a service provider.
31. Improve government transparency by increasing access to government information.
32. Involve the community in decision making on government policy, services and projects”
Sorry Baird got rid of the above! http://www.smh.com.au/nsw/mike-baird-tears-up-barry-ofarrells-state-plan-to-sharpen-focus-on-performance-20150913-gjlcyd.html
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