Shalom House’s Fight Against Recommendations To Relocate

Shalom House rehabilitation centre is at the mercy of the City of Swan Council’s recommendations. Recent disputes between Shalom House and the City of Swan, have been referred to the State Administrative Tribunal and Supreme Courts, with the fight still continuing. Recommendations given by the City of Swan want Shalom House to relocate within 12…

WA Government Introduces Laws to Suspend, Sack Individual Councillors

The WA Government has introduced legislation today that will give the Minister for Local Government the power to suspend or dismiss an individual councillor. The Local Government Amendment (Suspension and Dismissal) Bill 2018 aims to ensure greater accountability from elected members, focusing on their ability to perform their duties as well as the local government’s…

Plumber Suspended for Disciplinary Breaches

A plumber has been suspended by the State Administrative Tribunal (SAT) following disciplinary action by the Plumbers Licencing Board (PLB). Canning Vale plumber Nicholas Mason has been suspended for three months following disciplinary matters in relation to plumbing work at a Thornlie property. Mr Mason failed to inform the Plumbers Licencing Board he intended to…

WA Premier Calls For Perth Lord Mayor to Resign

There are calls for Perth Lord Mayor Lisa Scaffidi to resign, after a tribunal found her to be in breach of the Local Government Act today. Cr Scaffidi said in a statement she did not act dishonestly, despite a State Administrative Tribunal finding she has committed 45 serious breaches of the Act by not disclosing…