Council Amalgamations

ARTICLE – St George and Sutherland Shire Leader, online link, click here.

Baird’s merger plan ‘bewildering’
By Murray Trembath, January  6, 2016.

Merge: Rockdale Mayor Bill Saravinovski and Kogarah Mayor Stephen Agius sign a memorandum of understanding on council amalgamations. Pictured with Nick Vavaris. Picture: Jane Dyson

LIBERAL mayor of Kogarah Stephen Agius says the Baird government’s decision to merge Rockdale and Botany Bay councils is “bewildering”.

Cr Agius said it appeared to be a predetermined move, based on political expediency at the cost of dislocation of the St George region.

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