A McGowan Government minister has once again blasted one of Perth’s richest councils after its representatives complained about a children’s hospice that would care for dying kids.
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Planning Minister Rita Saffioti and Perth Lord Mayor Basil Zempilas are again at loggerheads, this time over plans to relocate a homeless drop-in centre in Northbridge.
The City of Kwinana has formally adopted its 2022-23 budget, which includes a 3.95 per cent rate hike for ratepayers.
Lands and Local Government Minister John Carey has attacked the leadership on the City of Nedlands council.
Redeveloping City of Vincent-owned car parks The Avenue and Frame Court will add to Leederville’s ‘buzzing street life’, according to mayor Emma Cole.
Lowering a section of West Coast Highway that runs through Scarborough into a trench will clear the way for new rapid transit options between the CBD and the popular beachfront destination.
SEE THE PICTURES: The landmark Matilda Bay Brewery site on North Fremantle’s beachfront would come back into use as a brewhouse under a new $185 million plan that will feature four high-rise towers.
A City of Nedlands councillor has railed against a project to provide a home and healthcare to dying children, in what would be a WA-first facility.
A former City of Perth councillor accused of lying to the $7 million inquiry which found shocking failings within WA’s flagship council is seeking a grant to pay for his lawyer.
An update to the Shire of Harvey’s food truck policy has led to an outcry from the town’s businesses who claim it will be a “local business slaughter”.
City of Vincent ratepayers are set to face a mammoth rate hike this financial year.
Nedlands mayor Fiona Argyle has failed in her bid to intervene as a third party in a court battle over a proposed two-storey home next door to her house.
Residents will see their rates rise on average by $131 after the Bunbury Council endorsed a 5 per cent rate increase, a “more palatable” to the initially tabled 8.6 per cent.
The City of Kwinana council has voted to raise its rates for the 2022-23 financial year by a minimum 3.95 per cent at a special council meeting held on May 30.
Voters in four inner-city suburbs have been told they will have to visit the polls for a second time this year to exercise their democratic rights.
Ratepayers across the City of Bunbury could be hit with a massive increase in their property rates, which could see them cough up nearly $200 extra in the next financial year.
The public basketball hoop in the South West deemed too ‘noisy’ by neighbours will be taken down after a back-and-forth debacle that dragged on for two years.
City of Nedlands mayor Fiona Argyle has spearheaded the refusal of three display homes — including one built for people with special needs — because she does not want to see ‘the Truman Show in Dalkeith’.
A Perth council meeting came to an abrupt halt after councillors feuded over just four words.
The City of Perth is on its way to becoming the second metropolitan council in WA to launch an electric scooters rental trial.
City of Perth Lord Mayor Basil Zempilas has told a parliamentary inquiry the local government is ‘bearing the brunt’ of a State-wide housing crunch and says the WA Government is responsible for fixing it.
Rockingham ratepayers may soon have to spare another $48 for rates as the council is expected to vote this week on advertising its proposed rates for the 2022-23 financial year.
New Labor MP Tracey Roberts said Prime Minister-elect Anthony Albanese’s understanding of WA had boosted Labor’s standing in the State, helping to clinch its victory nationwide.
The extraordinary election was triggered after president John Bookless and councillor Barbara Johnson announced their resignation from the Shire in April
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