First step by Minister could lead to review of council merger

Updated January 9 2020 - 2:54pm, first published November 27 2019 - 3:00pm
Shelly Hancock
Shelly Hancock

The Minister for Local Government, Shelley Hancock, has opened the possibility of an independent review of the merger of Cootamundra and Gundagai shire councils forced on the region by the Baird government in 2016.

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Tom Gosling

Journalist, Cootamundra Herald

I've had a long career in journalism and corporate communications, starting with country newspapers, radio and TV in northern NSW and including ABC News Sydney and the Melbourne Herald. I edited The University of Sydney News for 10 years, and was Media Officer for CSIRO in Canberra and BHP Steelworks in Port Kembla.

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