1. Upper House result in NSW Election 15 April 2019
  2. SOCC Launch and Ongoing Battle 10 April 2019
  3. Forced council mergers bad policy and process SOCC 9 April 2019
  4. Guyra Poll confirms community wants to demerge 27 March 2019
  5. Big swing against Stokes follows community campaigns Manly Daily 27 March 19
  6. Paul Toole’s vote falls dramatically in Oberon Western Daily 25 March 2019
  7. Roberts conflict of interest questions 9 News 22 March 2019
  8. Don’t write off first time candidates SMH 22 March 2019
  9. High-rise brawl in Roberts Lane Cove electorate North Shore Times 18 March 19
  10. Independent Richard Quinn supporting Greenwich residents NST 8 March 19
  11. Former Mayor Sue Hoopmann OAM backs Richard Quinn TWT 20 March 2019
  12. Liberal Party’s misleading material during pre-poll TWT 20 March 2019
  13. Roberts fails to remove contamination TWT Letters 13 March 2019
  14. SOCC Council Amalgamations A Sea of Red Ink 7 March 2019
  15. Labor leads Coalition in latest poll SMH 10 March 2019
  16. Council mergers still on government’s agenda Central Western Daily 8 March 19
  17. SOCC Amalgamated councils now A Sea of Red Ink 7 March 2019
  18. Time for a change says Independent Richard Quinn TWT 6 March 2019
  19. Govt finally obeys court order to pay councils costs TWT 28 Feb 19
  20. Residents rally against overdevelopment in Crows Nest Daily Telegraph 28 Feb 19
  21. Richard Quinn the formidable contestant for Lane Cove TWT 27 Feb 19
  22. Roberts clean up contamination now TWT 27 Feb 2019
  23. SOCC State Election Policy documents Final v2 14 Feb 2019
  24. Fiery council meeting at Hunters Hill TWT 13 Feb 2019
  25. Anthony Roberts accused of broken promises TWT 13 Feb 2019
  26. Reasons to Number Every Box at the NSW Election 12 Feb 2019
  27. Richard Quinn to contest Lane Cove The Weekly Times 10 Feb 2019
  28. Former Mayor to unseat Lane Cove MP North Shore Times 7 Feb 2019
  29. Mosman Mayor throws hat in the ring Mosman Daily 7 Feb 2019
  30. In Like Quinn for Lane Cove TWT 6 Feb 2019
  31. Independent Richard Quinn takes on Planning Minister Roberts Telegraph 5 Feb 19
  32. Mayor and former Mayor to run in North Shore and Lane Cove SMH 5 Feb 2019
  33. Liberals face fight from Independent in North Shore ABC News 3 Feb 2019
  34. Australia Day that is a day for all 29 Jan 2019
  35. ALWAYS a magnificent sculpture SMH 25 Jan 2019
  36. Welcome to the Faulty Towers state SMH Elizabeth Farrelly 19 Jan 2019
  37. Councils should be free of Party politics TWT 16 Jan 2019
  38. Daley’s focus on planning – SMH Editorial 15 Jan 2019
  39. Politics of envy no answer to overdevelopment SMH Letters 14 Jan 2019
  40. Labor vows to halt rampant development SMH 12 Jan 2019
  41. Michael Daley a man of the people SMH 12 Jan 2019
  42. North Shore preselection a farce SMH 11 Jan 2019
  43. Opal Tower fiasco a planning failure of Govt SMH 5 Jan 2018
  44. Hunters Hill Council votes for rate increase SHHMC 19 Dec 2018
  45. Council votes to celebrate Hunters Hill Day on 31 July each year SHHMC 19 Dec 18
  46. Councillors vote for rates to rise in Hunters Hill TWT 19 Dec 2018
  47. Hunters Hill Council approves 31 July day to celebrate independence NDT 14 Dec 18
  48. Hunters Hill Councillors vote in favour of rate increase NDT 13 Dec 2018
  49. State Govt starves Hunters Hill and Lane Cove of funds TWT 12 Dec 2018
  50. Council votes for Hunters Hill Day TWT 12 Dec 2018
  51. Phil Jenkyn address to Council re rates 12 Dec 2018
  52. Don’t be dense says Anthony Roberts 9 Dec 18
  53. Public faith in democracy in freefall SMH 5 Dec 2018
  54. NSW Liberals at war with each other SMH 5 Dec 2018
  55. Berejiklian is on the nose SMH 1 Dec 2018
  56. Preferred Premier Poll has Daley 54.2% Berejiklian 45.8% SMH 1 Dec 2018
  57. Bring back Holroyd media release 1 Dec 18
  58. Anthony Roberts must remove all contamination TWT 28 Nov 2018
  59. State complying development undermines council controls TWT 28 Nov 2018
  60. Guyra demands its Shire back Community Meeting 15 Nov 2018
  61. SOCC Expert reports into NSW local council amalgamations 2010-18 27 Nov 2018
  62. SOCC Five Point Plan to Demerge Final v2 12 Nov 18
  63. Barraba Merging Big and Small AJRS 2018
  64. Berejiklian still hiding KPMG reports on mergers Weekly Times 21 Nov 2018
  65. Policy chaos eroding faith in democracy SMH 19 Nov 2018
  66. Gladys and the North Shore preselection SMH 17 Nov 2018
  67. Michael Daley elected NSW Labor Party leader SMH 10 Nov 2018
  68. NSW Labor leader Luke Foley resigns SMH 9 Nov 2018
  69. Damning Report into NSW Amalgamations SOCC 6 Nov 2018
  70. Per Capita Policy Analysis of NSW council amalgamations 6 Nov 2018
  71. Cost shifting undermines local govt LGNSW 5 Nov 2018
  72. Liberal MP loses support for preselection ABC News 2 Nov 2018
  73. Bitter tensions between NSW Liberals and Nationals 30 Oct 2018
  74. Many complaints about private certifiers Domain 25 Oct 2018
  75. Communities Demand Demerge Now SOCC 25 Oct 2018
  76. SOCC Media Conference Demerge Now Pittwater & Tumbarumba 25 Oct 18
  77. SOCC Media Release Demerge Councils Now 25 Oct 2018
  78. Nelson Pde radioactive waste could stay on site TWT 24 Oct 2018
  79. Local Govt Conference supports demergers says SOCC Guyra Argus 23 Oct 18
  80. SOCC Media Release LG Conference resolution re demergers 22 Oct 2018
  81. Barnaby warned not to push for deputy SMH 19 Oct 2018
  82. Wentworth candidates debate heats up SMH 16 Oct 2018
  83. Liberal Party in trouble in Wentworth by-election SMH 13 Oct 2018
  84. Gladys steering a rudderless ship SMH 9 Oct 2018
  85. Liberals cede Wagga to Nationals after defeat SMH 5 Oct 2018
  86. Guyra public meeting to discuss demerger Guyra Argus 4 Oct 2018
  87. Liberals desperate for new members Daily Telegraph 3 Oct 2018
  88. Hunters Hill pays tribute to retiring GM TWT 26 Sept 2018
  89. Coalition neck and neck with Labor SMH 23 Sept 2018
  90. Lessons from Wagga by-election in Videos and Photos 21 Sept 2018
  91. Barry Smith retiring Hunters Hill GM reflects TWT 19 Sept 2018
  92. New Wagga Independent MP focused on community Pittwater Online 16 Sept 18
  93. Dr McGirr officially declared the winner of Wagga 14 Sept 2018
  94. Save Tumbarumba Shire confident of demerger Tumba Times 12 Sept 2018
  95. Liberal Ministers Roberts and Dominello at risk after Wagga TWT 12 Sept 2018
  96. Gladys says Liberals need to listen better SMH 11 Sept 2018
  97. The Story of the Wagga By-election PRIME7 News VIDEOS 11 Sept 2018
  98. Berejiklian’s majority under serious threat SMH 10 Sept 2018
  99. Govt to lose Wagga in massive backlash News.com.au 10 Sept 2018
  100. PRIME7 News Videos of Wagga By-election 10 Sept 2018
  101. Wagga by-election shows power of rural voters The Guardian 10 Sept 2018
  102. Labor concedes Wagga to Independent McGirr AAP 10 Sept 2018
  103. Massive Defeat for NSW Liberals in Wagga by-election SOCC 10 Sept 2018
  104. Liberals begin blame game after Wagga loss ABC News 9 Sept 2018
  105. Liberals lose Wagga By-election ABC News 9 Sept 2018
  106. Premier’s final plea fails Daily Telegraph 8 Sept 2018
  107. Number every box and Put Libs Last SOCC 8 Sept 2018
  108. Liberals poised for heavy defeat in Wagga The Australian 6 Sept 2018
  109. Gladys Berejiklian’s big test in Wagga By-election SMH 5 Sept 2018
  110. Result of Poll taken at Wagga Forum 4 Sept 2018
  111. Libs change funding laws before by-election SMH 3 Sept 2018
  112. Dirty tricks by Liberal Party in Wagga By-election SOCC 3 Sept 2018
  113. Put Libs Last in Wagga byelection SOCC 31 Aug 2018
  114. Premier’s independence spray in Wagga Daily Telegraph 31 Aug 2018
  115. Berejiklian facing defeat in Wagga by-election The Australian 30 Aug 2018
  116. Residents reject burying radioactive waste on site TWT 29 Aug 2018
  117. Evidence is against bigger is better for local govt Prof Dollery 31 March 2016
  118. NSW Govts mismanagement leads to cost blowout The Australian 22 Aug 2018
  119. Lack of local democracy with Planning Panel TWT 22 Aug 2018
  120. Bureaucratic spin on Nelson Pde waste TWT 22 Aug 18
  121. High profile independent for Wagga Byelection SMH 21 Aug 2018
  122. Berejiklian Govt’s code development denies local democracy SMH 18 Aug 18
  123. Mayor announces new General Manager for Hunters Hill 16 Aug 2018
  124. State refuses to reveal forced merger papers TWT 15 Aug 2018
  125. Council mergers are less democratic PSC 13 Aug 2018
  126. Walker GIPA for KPMG Business Case refused Pittwater Online 12 Aug 18
  127. Gladys you must release the secret KPMG report NOW 12 Aug 18
  128. SOCC Media Release secret KPMG documents 11 Aug 2018
  129. Celebration of Independence Day 31 July TWT 8 Aug 2018
  130. Celebration of Independence at Hunters Hill Club on 31 July 2018
  131. City councils fighting forced mergers are victorious 31 July 2018
  132. Govt withdraws city mergers one year ago 27 July 2018
  133. Celebration and a suggestion of Hunters Hill Day 31 July 2018
  134. Daryl Maguire to resign from NSW Parliament ABC News 21 July 18
  135. Maguire’s refusal to resign an insult SMH 19 July 2018
  136. Maguire snubs ICAC and voters SMH Letters 19 July 18
  137. Open letter from Philippa Clark to Roberts and Dominello 18 July 2018
  138. Celebrating Hunters Hill’s Local Democracy 31 July 2018
  139. I won’t resign from Parliament Liberal MP Daryl Maguire SMH 17 July 2018
  140. State of politics in NSW SMH Letters to the editor 16 July 18
  141. Liberal MP quits over property deals SMH 14 July 2018
  142. Philippa Clark speech to Council re Nelson Pde contamination 12 June 2018
  143. Anthony Roberts disgraceful conduct during contamination debate SMH 29 June 18
  144. Independent review by KPMG ‘compromised’ AFR 29 June 2018
  145. NSW Govt spends more than $1.4b on consultants SMH 26 June 2018
  146. Roberts stop the spin and delays Clean it up NOW! TWT Letters 27 June 18
  147. Gladys consolidates control over big developments SMH 26 June 2018
  148. Clean it up NOW! TWT 25 June 2018
  149. Growing push to withdraw Liberal brand from local councils SMH 23 June 18
  150. Celebration at Hunters Hill Trust 50th Anniversary AGM 21 June 2018
  151. Clean Up Radioactive Waste NOW says Mayor TWT 20 June 2018
  152. KPMG in difficulties in South Africa AFR 16 June 2018
  153. Hunters Hill Council reaffirms full remediation of contaminated site 16 June 18
  154. Selling museum land is the Govt’s aim SMH Letters 15 June 2018
  155. Most Ministers did not see KPMG Business Cases SMH 11 June 2018
  156. Gladys we want to #DemergeNow Twin Town Times 6 June 2018
  157. Reviving faith in democracy SMH Ross Gittins 6 June 2018
  158. How Leichhardt Council was merged 6 June 18
  159. Pittwater Demerger group rallies Pittwater Life 5 June 2018
  160. We Want Pittwater Back Now! Peninsula Living June 2018
  161. Double Standards State Govt leaves communities out of pocket TWT 31 May 18
  162. Gladys pay the cost orders now TWT 30 May 2018
  163. Mosman Council wants its costs against the Govt Mosman Daily 24 May 18
  164. Pittwater residents present demerger proposal Pittwater Online News 20 May 18
  165. Rally to Demerge Pittwater at Parliament House Videos 15 May 18
  166. ‘Splittwater’ supporters urge return of Pittwater Council Daily Telegraph 15 May 18
  167. Pittwater takes fight to State Parliament The Manly Daily 12 May 2018
  168. Protect Pittwater Community Forum Videos 3 May 2018
  169. Phil Walker GIPA Application March & April 2018 Videos Parts 1-5
  170. Referendum call after Pittwater demerger push Manly Daily 5 May 2018
  171. Powerhouse plan betrays people of NSW Kylie Winkworth SMH 2 April 18
  172. Pittwater wants its council back Manly Daily 2 May 2018
  173. Liberal MP Mason-Cox punished for crossing the floor SMH 1 May 18
  174. Govt contemptuous over Powerhouse business case SMH 27 April 18
  175. Tributes to Hunters Hill GM v2 Barry Smith 18 April 2018
  176. Tributes to Hunters Hill GM Barry Smith on his retirement 18 April 18
  177. Liberal MP crosses the floor over business case SMH 12 April 2018
  178. The curse of the NSW Liberal government Opinion Mason-Cox SMH 11 April 18
  179. Former Mayors pay tribute to retiring GM TWT 18 April 2018
  180. Hunters Hill General Manager to retire NDT 18 April 2018
  181. Hunters Hill GM Barry Smith calls it a day TWT 11 April 2018
  182. Sydney community groups unite to fight overdevelopment Guardian 12 April 18
  183. Gladys voters want the homework done first SMH 30 March 2018
  184. Unplanned growth must stop now Dick Smith SMH 28 March 2018
  185. Fair go Aussie ethos hit for six – Ross Gittens SMH 28 March 18
  186. The toxic wait continues for Hunters Hill NDT 28 March 18
  187. Greatest over-development threat is the State Government TWT 28 March 18
  188. Hunters Hill Local Panel holds inaugural meeting TWT 22 March 2018
  189. Community against mandatory Local Panels 21 March 18
  190. TWT banned from contamination information session! 21 March 2018
  191. Stadiums business cases to be released to Upper House The Australian 15 March 18
  192. Its IHAP day and ashes for Blacktown GovtNews 1 March 2018
  193. Western Sydney ROC slams IHAPs – 28 Feb 2018
  194. Local MPs promises rubbished at packed meeting TWT 28 Feb 18
  195. Hunters Hill appoints heritage defenders to Panel TWT 28 Feb 18
  196. Govt should rethink mandatory IHAPS LGNSW 23 Feb 2018
  197. Councils planning decision powers go 1 March SMH 20 Feb 2018
  198. Roberts pledges to clean up contaminated site TWT 21 Feb 18
  199. Hunters Hill residents wary of Govt over contamination ABC News 21 Feb 18
  200. Hunters Hill contamination hits land values AFR 21 Feb 18
  201. Govt website on Hunters Hill contaminated site Property NSW 21 Feb 18
  202. Pittwater residents support Tumbarumba demerger Pittwater Online 19 Feb 18
  203. Tumbarumba amalgamation protests intensify GovtNews 19 Feb 2018
  204. URGENT Public Meeting Tues 20 Feb Town Hall Contaminated site
  205. Tumbarumba comes to the city to get its council back SOCC 16 Feb 2018
  206. Alan Jones is on the Tumbarumba case SOCC 16 Feb 2018
  207. Save Tumbarumba Media Alert 14 Feb 2018
  208. NSW Liberal Party still an ‘insiders club’ ABC News Video 10 Feb 2018
  209. Factional warfare continues in NSW Liberal Party SMH 10 Feb 2018
  210. NSW Govt continues attack on local democracy SOCC 1 Feb 2018
  211. Hunters Hill extraordinary council meeting re planning panels TWT 31 Jan 18
  212. Community demands democracy for local planning decisions TWT 24 Jan 2018
  213. Berejiklian’s report card after one year as Premier ABC News 23 Jan 2018
  214. Glady’s tumultuous year AAP 23 Jan 2018
  215. Political donations buy access and influence SMH 21 Jan 2018
  216. NSW right-wing Liberals hit back at Ruddock ‘unity ticket’ SMH 19 Jan 2018
  217. Planning Minister Roberts launches pro-developer group The Australian 17 Jan 18
  218. The Nimby zones where developers tread warily SMH 16 Jan 2018
  219. Berejiklian Govt’s renewed attack on Local Democracy over Local Panels 17 Jan 18
  220. Too many councillors slows the process of DA approvals SMH 16 Jan 2018
  221. Roberts restore local democracy now or resign SHHMC 14 Jan 2018
  222. Forced Amalgamation – didn’t listen & wouldn’t listen SOCC 14 Jan 2018
  223. Gladys, you got it wrong – we want our councils back! SOCC 12 Jan 2018
  224. Amalgamation issue just won’t go away Govt News 9 Jan 2018
  225. We did it for the developers – Gladys Berejiklian speech 9 Nov 2017
  226. Communities declare war on Govt – Phil Jenkyn speech 19 Oct 2017
  227. We should have listened – Gladys Berejiklian speech 27 July 2017
  228. Bully Boy Baird – Jeff Morris speech 5 Feb 2017
  229. Baird the Teenage Vandal – Cheryl Szatow speech 25 May 2016
  230. We will win this battle – Phil Jenkyn speech 23 Feb 2016
  231. A Merry Christmas from Hunters Hill Council TWT 19 Dec 2017
  232. Hunters Hill under attack again with Local Planning Panels TWT 13 Dec 17
  233. Labor grabs power as Local Govt Conference blasts forced mergers TWT 13 Dec 17
  234. Councils chief pushes for recognition SMH 12 Dec 2017
  235. New era for Local Government says LGNSW President Linda Scott 12 Dec 2017
  236. Ministers clash over Sydney development push SMH 11 Dec 2017
  237. SOCC Overview of LGNSW Conference 11 Dec 2017
  238. A wrap up of the Local Govt Conference The Beagle 7 Dec 2017
  239. SOCC President’s Report – A Successful Year AGM 2017
  240. A wrap up on council amalgamations Phil Jenkyn interview 2RRR 6 Dec 2017
  241. Barilaro confronted at LG Conference SMH 6 Dec 2017
  242. Community wants local decisions made locally LGNSW 6 Dec 2017
  243. Discover Hunters Hill has a new, dedicated team TWT 6 Dec 2017
  244. Rising panic in NSW Berejiklian-Barilaro Coalition SMH 1 Dec 2017
  245. IHAP changes slammed by local councils Daily Telegraph 30 Nov 2017
  246. Local Govt association strongly opposes mandatory local panels 25 Nov 2017
  247. Hills Mayor opposes IHAPs for good reasons HtoH 25 Nov 2017
  248. Western Sydney Mayors oppose IHAP laws Penrith Gazette 24 Nov 2017
  249. Priority precincts criticised SMH 22 Nov 2017
  250. Scrutiny on costs of mandatory IHAPs SMH 21 Nov 2017
  251. Govt moving planning decisions from councils to IHAPs SMH 21 Nov 2017
  252. What you need to know about the Planning Bill David Shoebridge 16 Nov 17
  253. Council amalgamations in NSW a flawed process Auspublaw 13 Nov 17
  254. Good design or less red tape SMH 14 Nov 2017
  255. Gaps in overhaul of Planning legislation SMH 14 Nov 2017
  256. Baird just a poor banker SMH 14 Nov 2017
  257. Baird’s top public servant replaced by Gladys Daily Telegraph 13 Nov 2017
  258. Bye Bye Gladys Sydney Institute 9 Nov 2017
  259. Plan for Sydney a race to blandsville Elizabeth Farrelly SMH 4 Nov 17
  260. The politics of urban density SMH 4 Nov 2017
  261. $4.5 million spent on Govt ads to convince MPs over mergers SMH 3 Nov 17
  262. Calls for a plebiscite to unwind Inner West Council Daily Telegraph 25 Oct 17
  263. Mayor warns compulsory planning panels are undemocratic TWT 24 Oct 2017
  264. Bernardi’s Conservatives a worry for the Nats in NSW 26 Oct 2017
  265. Hunters Hill Council to consider webcast NDT 26 Oct 17
  266. NSW Government defeats Bill that would stop forced mergers TWT 24 Oct 17
  267. SOCC Supports Pittwater Rally – Get this Government Out! 22 Oct 2017
  268. NSW Govt declares war on communities SOCC media conference videos 19 Oct 17
  269. Norther Beaches MP Stokes votes against Democracy Pittwater Online 22 Oct 17
  270. SOCC Media Release Berejiklian Govt declares war on communities 20 Oct 17
  271. Berejiklian government votes down Plebiscite Bill The Land 20 Oct 17
  272. Hunters Hill’s war on planning panels TWT 18 Oct 2017
  273. Anthony Roberts rejects Hunters Hill’s claims TWT 18 Oct 2017
  274. Government’s forced amalgamation policy continues TWT Phil Jenkyn 18 Oct 17
  275. TV Coverage of Cootamundra and Murray By-elections 17 Oct 2017
  276. Bruising clashes rock Coalition in By-elections Daily Telegraph 15 Oct 17
  277. Nationals bloodletting begins over by-election disaster Daily Telegraph 15 Oct 17
  278. Labor claims momentum in NSW after By-election results SMH 15 Oct 2017
  279. Liberals hit the panic button The Australian 15 Oct 2017
  280. Local Planning Panels will ruin Hunters Hill NDT 13 Oct 2017
  281. Berijiklian in need of a refresh SMH 13 Oct 2017
  282. Hunters Hill faces a new fight over Planning Panels TWT 11 Oct 2017
  283. Hunters Hill’s character at risk with Local Planning Panels NDT 11 Oct 2017
  284. Byelection sets Nationals candidate on course to end national park SMH 8 Oct 17
  285. Think mergers won’t affect you – Think Again Border Mail 6 Oct 17
  286. Forced Amalgamations don’t stack up financially Armidale Express 5 Oct 2017
  287. libs left to defuse Baird’s timebombs The Australian 3 Oct 17
  288. NSW Nationals leader Barilaro trust me or boot us out Sunday Telegraph 1 Oct 17
  289. The catastrophe of Sydney’s priority precincts SMH 30 Sept 2017
  290. National Party President runs lobbying firm SMH 30 Sept 2017
  291. Time for NSW Govt to get real about political donations SMH 28 Sept 2017
  292. Labor, Greens and Independents control councils SMH 27 Sept 2017
  293. Ross Williams elected Hunters Hill Deputy Mayor NDT 27 Sept 2017
  294. Hunters Hill one of the top lifestyle suburbs in NSW NDT 27 Sept 2017
  295. Dawn of a New Era – Independents Sweep to Power TWT 27 Sept 2017
  296. Independents rule roost in Lane Cove TWT 27 Sept 2017
  297. Mark Bennett to lead Hunters Hill Council NDT 20 Sept 2017
  298. Election results for Hunters Hill and surrounding councils TWT 20 Sept 2017
  299. Independent Mark Bennett wins mayoral race in Hunters Hill SMH 13 Sept 2017
  300. A huge win for the Independents and for Independence SHHMC 13 Sept 17 
  301. Independents and Labor celebrate – Hunters Hill, Ryde, Lane Cove TWT 13 Sept 17
  302. Liberals facing a backlash over council mergers SMH 11 Sept 2017
  303. Ministers, the lobbyist and the controversial Ryde development SMH 11 Sept 17
  304. Forced mergers and overdevelopment cost Liberals in elections SMH 10 Sept 17
  305. Hunters Hill Council Election Results First Count 9 Sept 2017
  306. Alan Jones Show Maryann Beregi and Phil Jenkyn on council elections 7 Sept 17
  307. SOCC Survey Results Hunters Hill Candidates 7 Sept 2017
  308. Ross Williams Outstanding Candidate for Hunters Hill Mayor 6 Sept 2017
  309. Carrying forward a torch to protect Hunters Hill TWT 6 Sept 2017
  310. Letters to Editor Clr Peter Astridge and James Kearney TWT 6 Sept 17
  311. Ross Williams to stop Hunters Hill street tree pruning lunacy TWT 6 September 17
  312. Mayoral candidates for Hunters Hill NDT 6 Sept 2017
  313. Independence of municipality intact Mayor Richard Quinn TWT 5 Sept 2017
  314. Women feature on a team of diverse candidates TWT 5 Sept 17
  315. Alan Jones AO exposing Liberal’s plan to take over Hunters Hill SHHMC 3 Sept 2017
  316. Ross Williams the stand out candidate for Mayor of Hunters Hill SHHMC 3 Sept 17 
  317. Berejiklian slaps down Upton over council mergers The Australian 2 Sept 2017
  318. NSW Govt refuses to rule out future council mergers SMH 2 Sept 2017
  319. Hunters Hill Celebrates ‘Our Greatest Victory’ at Deckhouse SHHMC 28 Aug 17
  320. Celebrating the Victory but battle not over yet TWT 30 August 2017
  321. Warning Liberals forced amalgamations policy continues NDT 30 Aug 2017
  322. Emily’s letter Go the INDEPENDENTS and Go HUNTERS HILL TWT 30 August 2017
  323. We’re fighting to protect what you value in Hunters Hill TWT 30 August 2017
  324. Ross Williams Independent Mayoral Launch TWT 23 Aug 2017
  325. Mayor Richard Quinn acknowledges the support of Councillors TWT 23 Aug 2017
  326. Former Mayor steps up with independent team NDT 23 Aug 2017
  327. Ross Williams team launches campaign TWT 23 August 2017
  328. Hunters Hill’s Greatest Victory TWT 16 August 2017
  329. Phil Jenkyn OAM awarded Freedom of Hunters Hill TWT 16 August 2017
  330. Planning Panels Bill Further Diminishes Local Democracy 11 Aug 17
  331. Corruption concerns over IHAPs TheFifthEstate 9 August 2017
  332. Liberals backdoor merger talk SMH 8 Aug 2017
  333. Minister Roberts declares councils will lose DA powers SMH 8 Aug 2017
  334. Hunters Hill Mayor opening Moocooboola Festival 6 Aug 2017
  335. Extracts from Hansard re Referendums Bill 3 Aug 17
  336. Alan Jones talks to Phil Jenkyn and Glen Moore 3 Aug 2017
  337. People Power Bill before Parliament Thursday 3 August TWT 2 Aug 2017
  338. Liberal Party’s intention to resurrect a merger? NDT Editorial 2 Aug 2017
  339. Death to merger celebrated NDT 2 Aug 2017
  340. Hunters Hill’s historic win for local democracy TWT 2 Aug 2017
  341. Hunters Hill and Lane Cove win legal battle TWT 2 Aug 2017
  342. Court ruling a victory for grassroots democracy TWT 2 Aug 2017
  343. Premier cancels 14 council mergers TWT 2 Aug 2017
  344. People Power Forces Gladys Backflip TWT 2 August 2017
  345. People Power Hunters Hill Council Saved! TWT 2 Aug 2017
  346. Council legal victories in Govts merger defeat SMH 1 Aug 2017
  347. Hunters Hill Council Media Release 1 August 2017
  348. Calls for Pittwater to be restored Pittwater Online 30 July 2017
  349. Foley pledges to de-merge councils Daily Telegraph 29 July 2017
  350. City forced amalgamations scrapped after Govt backflip SOCC 27 July 2017
  351. Berejiklian backflip a win for NSW communities SOCC Report 28 July 2017
  352. Alan Jones interviews Premier and others over backdown 2GB 28 July 2017
  353. Letter from Minister not proceeding with Hunters Hill merger 27 July 2017
  354. Council merger of Hunters Hill, Lane Cove and Ryde called off NDT 27 July 2017
  355. Berejiklian dumps controversial forced council mergers Mosman Daily 27 July 17
  356. Plan to merge Sydney councils abandoned The Guardian 27 July 2017
  357. ABC TV NEWS Premier scraps forced council mergers 27 July 2017
  358. Govt abandons remaining council amalgamations SMH 27 July 17
  359. Mayors fight for costs after Govt’s merger backflip ABC News 27 July 2017
  360. Government to walk away from council mergers Daily Telegraph 27 July 2017
  361. Berejiklian Backflip Media Conference video 30 min 7 News 27 July 2017
  362. Ross Williams keen to continue fight as Mayor NDT 26 July 2017
  363. Alison is a true Hunters Hill independent candidate TWT 26 July 2017
  364. Will Mark Bennett be Hunters Hill’s next Mayor TWT 26 July 2017
  365. Hunters Hill to challenge in High Court if Appeal lost TWT 26 July 2017
  366. Call for an Inquiry The Australian 26 July 2017
  367. The battle between Moderates and Conservatives Financial Review 24 July 2017
  368. Liberal powerbrokers Your Time Is Up Daily Telegraph 24 July 2017
  369. Liberal Party votes for pre-selection reform ABC News 23 July 2017
  370. Liberal Party passes motion for plebiscites to select candidates SMH 23 July 2017
  371. Ryde Liberals set to oust sitting mayor NDT 11 July 2017
  372. Ross Williams to run for Hunters Hill Mayor TWT 19 July 2017
  373. Mayor Quinn calls it a day TWT 19 July 2017
  374. Hunters Hill Mayor Richard Quinn not running in council election NDT 19 July 2017
  375. Resolved: Parramatta administrator Amanda Chadwick gives command performance SMH Elizabeth Farrelly 15 July 2017
  376. Potential corruption at State’s largest council SMH Kate McClymont 15 July 2017
  377. Pushing Boundaries Altmedia 12 July 2017
  378. Alan Jones to Gladys Your head is in a noose SMH 13 July 2017 
  379. Gladys would you sign up to the Fitzgerald ethical standards? SMH 11 July 2017 http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/political-news/majority-of-federal-mps-refuse-to-sign-up-to-tony-fitzgeralds-ethical-standards-20170710-gx820x.html
  380. Hornsby Council demands return of land lost to amalgamation SMH 10 July 2017 http://www.smh.com.au/nsw/frustrated-hornsby-council-demands-the-return-of-land-lost-to-amalgamation-20170712-gx9vqt.html
  381. Cootamundra MP Katrina Hodgkinson won’t cross the floor on council amalgamations The Daily Advertiser 11 July 2017 http://www.dailyadvertiser.com.au/story/4776190/katrina-to-back-party/
  382. Councillors push for certainty as polls loom SMH 11 July 2017 –
  383. Local MPs must support ‘Referendums Bill’ in the Lower House ABC
  384. Gladys orders doorknocking blitz Daily Telegraph 10 July 17
  385. Bill gains support in Upper House – The Armidale Express 29 June 2017
  386. Fred Nile’s call Keep Fighting for Local Democracy TWT 28 June 17
  387. Kross the Floor Katrina Hodgkinson- Twin Town Times 27 June 2017
  388. Hunters Hill Mayor urges legal action against Government- SMH 26 June 2017
  389. Bill To Fix Forced Amalgamations Passes Upper House- Pittwater Online News 25 June 2017
  390. Hunters Hill Poll on Forced Mergers TWT 28 June 17
  391. Hunters Hill ratepayers to vote on forced merger poll TWT 21 June 17
  392. Ryde Liberal councillors divided on approval powers TWT 21 June 17
  393. Councils fork out for forced mergers GovtNews 16 June 17
  394. Hunters Hill and Lane Cove to hold referendums on mergers SMH 12 June 17
  395.  Inherited councils debacle hurts Gladys Daily Telegraph 7 June 17
  396. HUGE RESPONSE TO COMMUNITY CAMPAIGN TO REINSTATE PITTWATER COUNCIL – Pittwater Online news June 2017 
  397. The last thing Sydney needs is a panel of experts SMH Elizabeth Farrelly 3 June 2017
  398. Hornsby council facing losses due to botched merger SMH 6 June 2017
  399. Hunters Hill welcomes levy deferral TWT 7 June 17
  400. State Govt’s council merger policy remains a mess SMH 5 June 17
  401. Report reveals amalgamated councils under-performing Sunday Telegraph 4 June 17
  402. Govt baulks at stripping councils of approvals SMH 2 June 17
  403. Liberal MP Felicity Wilson changes her story again SMH 2 June 2017
  404. SHHMC Media Release re Panels v2 31 May 2017
  405. Bring Back Pittwater Council 30 May 17
  406. Gladys doubles down on city council mergers North Shore Times 8 May 17
  407. KPMG Report not held by Minister SMH 26 May 17
  408. Baird’s bye bye cost NSW big time Daily Telegraph 29 May 17
  409. Councils set to be stripped of DA powers SMH 30 May 17
  410. Move to strip councils of DA powers slammed SMH 31 May 17
  411. Lane Cove to poll residents on amalgamation fight North Shore Times 17 May 17
  412. SOCC Hunters Hill defers forced merger poll question TWT 24 May 17
  413. SOCC Lane Cove Council to appeal if necessary TWT 24 May 17
  414. SOCC Lane Cove to poll residents on amalgamation fight North Shore Times 17 May 17
  415. SOCC Media Release 12 May 2017 – “Withdraw Now“:
  416. Woollahra’s leave to appeal granted by High Court – ABC News 12 May 17:
  417. Country residents rally against forced council amalgamations – The Armidale Express 13 May 17:
  418. Amendment Bill increases pressure on merged council – Cootamundra Herald 13 May 17:
  419. Administrator accuses Pittwater residents of destabilising merged council Manly Daily 12 May 17
  420. High Court to decide Woollahra’s appeal SMH 12 May 17 
  421. Woollahra to fight council merger in High Court Daily Telegraph 12 May 17
  422. Woollahra wins and Berejiklian is embarrassed David Shoebridge 12 May 17
  423. High Court decision on forced mergers welcomed TWT 17 May 17
  424. Huge rally on forced mergers anniversary TWT 17 May 17
  425. Gundagai residents meet with Berejiklian Cootamundra Herald 5 May 17
  426. Rally to Save Democracy Friday 12 May at Parliament House TWT 10 May 17Woollahra Council set for High Court showdown Govt News 2 May 17
  427. Merger case looking shaky Mosman Daily 4 May 17
  428. SOCC Gladys must apologise or go TWT 3 May 17
  429. SOCC Liberal Endorsements put councils at risk TWT Letters 3 May 17
  430. September council elections threaten to wipe out local Liberals TWT 26 April 17
  431. Government has lost its way TWT Letters 26 April 17
  432. Luke Foley promises to protect our local heritage TWT 26 April 17
  433. Labor calls for inquiry over disqualified Ryde Liberal councillor TWT 26 April 17
  434. By-elections show Liberals on the nose Statewide TWT 19 April 17
  435. Council election result in September could be axed TWT 18 April 17
  436. Brief Summary of Results of By-elections held 8 April 2017
  437. Vicious rumours at heart of Liberal factional warfare SMH 14 April 17
  438. Ministers lose battle over council Liberal candidates SMH 14 April 17
  439. In North Shore uninformed voters may have influenced by-election SMH 13 April 17
  440. Hunters Hill Appeal result months off NDT 12 April 17
  441. Mayor Quinn hopeful in Hunters Hill legal appeal TWT 12 April 17
  442. No Liberal seat is safe after monster swings TWT 12 April 17
  443. Liberal Felicity Wilson hits out at Labor leader Mosman Daily 12 April 17
  444. Councils fighting mergers could face multiple polls SMH 12 April 17
  445. Bishop throws support behind protest Manly Daily 12 April 17
  446. Reply from Buckingham Palace over forced amalgamations Mosman Daily 12 April 17
  447. Manly’s MP elect to get advice on policy decisions Manly Daily 10 April 17
  448. Gladys Berejiklian faces ‘its time’ factor SMH Editorial 10 April 17
  449. A mood for change after by-election swings SMH 9 April 17
  450.  The Liberal Party has taken voters for mugs Daily Telegraph 9 April 17
  451. North Sydney and Manly byelection: Liberals scrape home to retain heartland seats SMH April 9 2017
  452. By-election swings rattle Liberal Party – 7 News April 9 2017
  453. SOCC Media Release By-election Results 9 April 2017 – CO-ALITION WIPE-OUT
  454. NSW Libs survive 25pc swings in Manly, North Shore – Financial Review April 9 2017
  455. Labor claims Gosford as reeling NSW Libs battle in blue-ribbon seats – NewDaily April 9 2017
  456. Voters walk away in droves, but Berejiklian survives – SBS news April 9 2017
  457. NSW by-elections: Liberals caught in downward spiral. The Australian April 9 2017
  458. NSW by-election results show swing to Labor ABC News April 9 2017
  459. NSW by-election: Labor keeps Gosford, as Liberal Party claims Manly and North Shore victory despite swing ABC April 9 2017
  460. North Shore by-election too close to call as Liberal party experiences backlash
    Mosman Daily April 8, 2017
  461. North Shore Liberal candidate Felicity Wilson backtracks on claim about her link to the seat – SMH April 7 2017
  462. North Shore candidate Felicity Wilson says she did not live in electorate for 10 years as claimed – ABC News April 7 2017
  463. Humiliating gaffe just two days before by-elections: Liberal candidate for North Shore, Felicity Wilson, has been badly caught out stretching the truth.7NEWS 6 April 2017
  464. Hunters Hill’s crucial week for survival TWT 5 April 17
  465. North Shore By-election Forums TWT 5 April 17
  466. A VICTORY FOR LOCALISM IN AUSTRALIA: COURT BLOCKS FORCED AMALGAMATION – New Geography 31/3/2017
  467. Liberal candidate Felicity Wilson booed and heckled at North Shore by-election forum – Mosman Daily March 30 2016
  468. Sydney councils heartened by Berejiklian government’s loss in Ku-ring-gai merger decision – SMH March 27 2017
  469. Merger ruling a win for democracy SMH Letters 29 March 17