EXCLUSIVE: Cockburn Residents Unite Against The Split

Just 24 hours after the state government announced amalgamation boundary changes, Cockburn residents band together to protect their city.

Approximately 100 residents attended the major meeting which was held at the Cockburn City council building.

The residents discussed their campaign move which includes rallies, signing petitions, contacting local MPs and dropping off flyers in the neighborhood to raise awareness.

Cockburn City Mayor Logan Howlett told WAMN News that he was encouraged to see the high attendance at the meeting, and said the council will put forward a strong and compelling case to the Local Government Advisory Board (LGAB).

“It’s very encouraging to see such a wide cross section of our communities, sporting, cultural clubs and etc coming out tonight to support the City of Cockburn in a move to ensure the retention of the city,” Mr Howlett said.

Please click on the video player below to watch our story.

Evening News Perth – Cockburn Residents Unite Against The Split (Story begins at 03:54)
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Mayor of Cockburn, Logan Howlett.

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Ivan Leung began his media adventure in 2007 with DHK News Chinese, he worked as a journalist and the senior newsreader in Hong Kong. In 2009, he becomes the DHK English News Executive Producer and the Chief Newsreader in-charging a 20 people news team in HK and Perth, presenting "Evening News" together with Ana Godden. Ivan becomes WAMN's Editor-in-chief after resigned from DMHK due to personal reasons. Ivan can speak fluent Cantonese, Mandarin and English.

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