EXCLUSIVE: Melville council meeting “farcical” over bowls club lease

The Greater Melville Community Association has called double standards over a rescind motion of a 50 year lease of a Melville bowls club, claiming the situation as “farcical.” The Association has stated concerns over the way issues were being addressed in the City of Melville council meeting, with a rescind motion eligible to be submitted…

EXCLUSIVE: Nahan To Demand Inquiry Into Melville Council

This story will be updated throughout the day. Former Liberal Opposition leader Mike Nahan is expected to speak during the private member’s business time in State Parliament regarding the issues with Melville City Council. WAMN News can report and confirm the statement will be put forward after Question Time this afternoon. The speech will release…

Mayor and Minister response to City of Melville Inquiry Report

An inquiry into the City of Melville has concluded and the Department of Local Government released their report detailing findings and recommendations. City of Melville Mayor, Russell Aubrey said they have always been compliant and will continue to work in conjunction with the local government minister, David Templeman and the department. With over 300 complaints…

Report calls for cultural change in City of Melville following inquiry

A report into allegations made against the City of Melville has revealed a need for cultural change in the council. The McGowan Government tabled a report in State Parliament on Thursday after an inquiry followed an unprecedented number of allegations were made against the City since 2014. The Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural…

FOGO bin system to be rolled out across Melville

After an extensive and successful trial to nearly 7,000 City of Melville residents, the Food Organics Garden Organics (FOGO) three bin system was given the go-ahead in Tuesday’s council meeting and will now be rolled out mid next year to 39,500 households. City of Melville Mayor, Russell Aubrey, welcomed the support and is looking forward…

Rally against outer harbour construction at Cockburn Sound

A rally next week against the proposed outer harbour at Cockburn Sound is expecting to attract approximately 6,000 people. “We need to have a show of force so the government sees that it’s not actually just on paper, it’s not just internet warriors, we actually have people on the ground that are concerned about it,”…