NSW council amalgamations: Baird Government urged to avoid Queensland’s merger mistakes

ABC News Brisbane (16 Feb 2016) reportes   ……

Forcing NSW councils to amalgamate could create “ungovernable” communities if residents’ concerns are not properly considered, two former ministers who worked with merged councils in Queensland have warned.The ex-ministers, from both sides of politics, produced a report that said “many councils in Queensland are still paying a high price” for mergers that were not well planned.

Read the full report at this link ………

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-02-16/nsw-urged-not-to-repeat-qlds-council-amalgamation-mistakes/7167322

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