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What Did We expect?

The recent Facebook disaster courtesy of a councillor was embarrassing. Nothing could be more unprofessional than a councillor washing her personal dirty laundry in public. We elect our councillors to represent us and have to take responsibility for it. 407 more words

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Local Government? What's "local"?

There’s nothing new, I know, for elected members of councils to live outside the area they represent.

West Torrens long- serving mayor John Trainer does a mighty job from his home in Unley’s Arthur Street. 231 more words


Licensing in Southend – have your say

It is not often I reproduce Southend-on-Sea Borough Council press releases, but as this one really does affect Milton I am making an exception.

Southend residents are being invited to say how they would like the Council to judge licensing applications in future. 204 more words

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Procurement of third party services

I have been making inquiries about how Southend-on-Sea Borough Council procures third party services. Here is a brief explanation of the classifications and thresholds.

Under the Councils contract procedure rules we have 3 classifications of contract, minor, medium and major. 243 more words

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Wheels slowly turning

Something that has become glaringly evident to me since we jumped onboard the building wagon is that this whole journey requires the patience of a saint. 159 more words


#transportforumpp #Getinvolved Metropolitan Transport Forum held at Port Melbourne Town Hall on Wednesday 13 August

With 80,000 residences and 40,000 workers destined for Fisherman’s Bend, we need to ensure early delivery of a sustainable integrated transport network that minimises road congestion and parking demands. 208 more words


Politics in Local Government.

While I certainly welcome Gillian Hicks’ bid for entry into the field of local government via a seat on Unley Council, I wonder why it is necessary to declare herself as an “Independent”. 71 more words