Wollongong anti-corruption group discusses strategy

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Thirty people attended the June 17 meeting of Wollongong Against Corruption (WAC), which has spearheaded the anti-corruption campaign in Wollongong since its local council was sacked in March.

WAC is planning a "community democracy" conference for August 16 to discuss and adopt a charter for ethics and good governance that could serve as a guide for a democratically elected council.

To maximise community input, WAC will be holding local area workshops that will discuss and help formulate proposals for the charter and campaign for democracy. The conference is part of a broader campaign to demand the people of Wollongong are allowed to elect their council in September and for there to be a Royal Commission launched to fully investigate corruption in local councils.

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