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Crony politics at QPRC

Sacrificing Wamboin/Bywong & rail trail for majority vote? COMMENT by Maria Taylor. AT THE 13 December council meeting a mutually agreeable voting alliance between Team Overall (with four votes) and two councillors who gained seats from Palerang became about as transparent as suspected backroom deals will allow. As Councillor Peter Marshall said after

Police to stay put: QPRC back to drawing board

By District Bulletin Council Watch. IT LOOKS LIKE it’s back to the drawing board for Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council (QPRC) on a new administration building. But that’s not all bad news. QPRC’s efforts to entice the NSW Police to move from their current Queanbeyan station into the proposed six-storey, $57 million council headquarters

Council watch June

 Tis the season… for (normal) rate increases With Peter Marshall* Costs will still outstrip income Local social media lit up in May, with Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council Administrator Tim Overall’s announcement that rates would rise for the 2017-18 financial year. Many people referred back to the then Premier’s announcement that there would be no

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