EXCLUSIVE: Grave Headstone Removal to Create Space “Disgraceful”

A Perth resident has claimed an Act giving cemeteries permission to remove headstones and lay grass over burial plots after a grave lease has expired in Perth cemeteries is “disgraceful”. Carol Trigwell is angry about the Act after she discovered grass would be laid over her father’s burial plot, an act of disservice after he served Australia…

Cockburn Mayor backs council reform

Cockburn City Mayor Logan Howlett has expressed that he backs the city council reform in Perth. Mr Howlett’s comment come after Mayors and CEO’s of different towns and city councils in the metropolitan area met with the Minister for Local Government, Tony Simpson. “Certainly 30 local governments in the Perth metropolitan area need to be…

Perth Council House turns 50

Perth Lord Mayor Lisa Scaffidi has marked the 50th year anniversary of Perth Council House, first built in 1963. The architects of the historic construction, Don Bailey and Greg Howlett, were in Perth this Monday, and had morning tea with The Lord Mayor to celebrate this milestone occasion. Ms Scaffidi said the Council House is home…