Council Draft Responses to the 10 Questions from Office of Local Government

Council’s latest draft responses (@ 27/10/16) to the 10 questions asked by the Office of Local Government about the Far West Consultation Paper are contained in the attachment.

Council is having ongoing discussions with politicians, Minister Toole, the community and other councils and is likely to modify its position prior to the due date for the submission to the Consultation Paper, being 16/12/16.

Council is still encouraging residents to put in a submission by the due date but asks that it liaises in early December with the Office of the General Manager to get the latest on Council’s position.

Council will endeavour to make available Council’s submission prior to the due date.


Far West Consultation

“The Hon Paul Toole MP Minister for Local government, late on 14 September 2016,  provided a schedule of consultation meetings for the Far West Consultation, commencing with the Wentworth Shire on Tuesday 20 September and an accompanying media release”.

Consultation Schedule - Public Sessions

Future of the Far West in Your Hands

Further details on the consultation and background paper can be found here: 

or you can contact the Office of Local Government on: (02) 4428 4100