Cootamundra-Gundagai mayor, Abb McAlister, is critical of new NSW government charges imposed on councils.

Updated February 21 2020 - 4:05pm, first published 4:00pm
Mayor's despair over new charges
Mayor's despair over new charges

The NSW government seems intent on sending councils broke "so they can achieve the numbers they wanted to cut councils by before", Cootamundra-Gundagai mayor Abb McAlister said at the council's last meeting.

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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.