The Christian Democratic Party is opposed to forced amalgamations.
On Thursday 12th May, the Rev. the Hon. Fred Nile introduced a Bill that seeks to amend current Local Government legislation and takes on board the recommendations and findings from the Inquiry into Local Government in New South Wales.
The Bill legislates against forced amalgamations and would require the NSW Government to:
This Bill provides the NSW Government with the opportunity to incorporate the recommendations in the Inquiry following a large volume of correspondence from many individuals, community organisations, local councils and other key stakeholders.
In response to the concerns many individuals have in regards to forced council amalgamations, the Christian Democratic Party has listened to the people of New South Wales and presented Bill to the Legislative Council.
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