18 September 2014

P Toole -v- North Sydney Council

Source: Mosman Daily 18 Sep 2014

NORTH Sydney Council has been given 14 days to prove it should not be suspended by the State Government. Minister for Local Government Paul Toole sent a letter on Monday stating his intention to suspend the council for three months after months of...read more...

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On the right hand side of page 5 are some interesting comments from the other councillors.

12 September 2014

The OpenAustralia Foundation & Election Leaflets

The OpenAustralia Foundation


has a website that may be of interest:


They say you can "Make a difference before you vote".

Election leaflets are one of the main weapons in the fight for votes in Australia.

They are targeted, effective and sometimes very bitter.

We need your help to photograph and map them so we can keep an eye on what the parties are up to, and try to keep them honest.

The funny thing is that I thought that all electoral material had to be registered. So why do that need help?

(Remind me to find out before the next election)