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Waste to Energy – A necessary alternative to landfill.

Support for Waste to Energy projects:   I wrote this letter to the Federal Member for Fowler during the Submission period for a Waste to Energy Facility to be built at Eastern Creek. The facility was rejected due to the … Continue reading

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Response to the Untimely Termination of Liverpool CEO’s Contract

Statement by Liverpool City Councillors Procedural fairness and due process are fundamental to any investigation. A divided council lost track of these fundamental principles in voting to terminate the employment of CEO John Ajaka at the Council meeting held on … Continue reading

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Petition/Submission opposing selling off Council Assets as listed in the Liverpool City Council Budget of 2024-2025.

Liverpool City Council is proposing to sell two significant income producing properties as listed in the proposed Budget Papers’ Long Term Financial Plan in Section 23. Info here: https://www.liverpool.nsw.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0008/259091/DPOP-2024-25-V9-150524-WEB.pdf The first is the sale of 3 Hoxton Park Road. It … Continue reading

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Grove Street Casula – Need for closure.

A group of Casula residents, representing residents of Grove Street Casula, presented a submission at the April General Meeting of Liverpool City Councils’Public Forum for the urgent closure of Grove Street at the Hume Highway. Many vehicles carry out illegal … Continue reading

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Council 2024-25 Budget.

Liverpool City Council has placed its proposed 2024-25 Budget on public display for 28 days. The proposed Budget indicates Council will have a modest surplus of around $3.9m, sadly, apart from an increase in your annual rates of 5%, that … Continue reading

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Liverpool City Council Staffing

LIVERPOOL CITY COUNCIL STAFFING Mr NATHAN HAGARTY (Leppington) (20:56): I speak about grave concerns with the management of Liverpool City Council under CEO John Ajaka. The separation of elected politicians from the public service is a fundamental principle of the Westminster system and … Continue reading

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Casula Railway Station – Pedestrian Access – Community Forum discussion

CASULA  COMMUNITY FORUM WHEN Tuesday 19th March 2024 between 5:30pm and 7:30pm WHERE  CASULA LIBRARY 39 Ingham Drive Casula just behind KMART Casula. Come and discuss the Pedestrian Access  to Casula Station…Do You Walk to the Station? Come and let … Continue reading

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M12 Motor way project update February 2024

The M12 Motorway project team has achieved some significant milestones in 2023. Please take a look at some key highlights in our latest construction update. Please view the February 2024 Community update for more information on what’s happening on the … Continue reading

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Australia Day Citizens Ceremonies – an electioneering platform?

It is blatantly obvious Liverpool City Councils’ Citizenship Ceremonies have become an electioneering platform for the Mayor and his Team. Previously, these Ceremonies were conducted by Council Staff, however, since Mayor Mannouns’ election in 2021, his Team of Liberal Councillors … Continue reading

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Civic Place – Childcare Centre downgrade.

Councils’ award-winning Civic Place, which includes a State-of-the-Art Childcare Centre catering for 90 places of varying ages, was allocated $3m for its fit-out. However, at last Council Meeting the mayor reduced it by 50% to $1.5m and then re-allocated $1.5m … Continue reading

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