Category Archives: Cllr Harle’s Blog

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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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Community Forum Comments.

Never let the facts get in the way of Political Diatribe. At recent Forums, the Mayor often mentions that this Council inherited an $11m debt and suggests Council would have been placed into Administration by the State Government. Considering bordering … Continue reading

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Mobile Speed Cameras on local roads?

Liverpool City Council spends millions of dollars every year retrofitting speed humps and roundabouts to reduce speed related issues, often at significant disadvantages to the vast majority of law-abiding road users. Councillor Harle, has on numerous occasions, suggested to Councils’ … Continue reading

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Liverpool City Council Civic Place.

There appears to be deliberate misinformation being spread regarding Liverpool City Councils’ new Civic Place incorporating its Administration Centre. The implication that rate money will be needed to pay for Civic Place is simply not true. Ratepayers are not being … Continue reading

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