EXCLUSIVE: Ex-Mayor Believes Freight Toll Is Fair To Fund Roe 8

In a rare moment of agreement between liberals and unions, State Opposition Leader Liza Harvey has backed down from the promise to put a freight toll on ROE 8. However, long time advocate for the road and ex-Mayor of Melville, Russell Aubrey, believes a freight toll would be a fair way to fund the road.…

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…

Roe 8 Backers Fight Deletion of Road Reserve With New Petition

Roe 8 supporters have claimed the controversial highway extension is not dead, again fighting to save the project for future construction amid state government plans to permanently delete the road reserve. Backers of the extension state that Roe 8 will still cut the road’s congestion, with federal Liberal Party MP Ben Morton launching a petition…