forced amalgamations

Photo of corflutes for candidates in the Inner West Council elections in December 2021.

Without sufficient regulations, independent oversight or practical compliance measures to protect people’s rights and safety, the elderly and disabled are in danger of being injured or forced out of overcrowded, outsourced council-owned facilities. Bernadette Smith reports.

Labor councillors' attempts to stop a residents' poll on de-amalgamation from proceeding at the local government elections in September has been thwarted, writes Pip Hinman.

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