6PR: City of Canning out of control on rates

Update: Deputy Mayor Christine Cunningham readies to leave as concerns about Canning’s management, five years on from investigations, grows. Apparently, she’s happy to go in to politics. On 15 August 2019 Canning’s Council was asked to pass a VERY overdue budget.  Suddenly things began to go south – and 6PR kicked Canning’s ass (again). Audio […]

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What Canning’s CEO really earns – best value for money?

Update: This post has the highest Facebook share rate in blog’s history On 9 April 2019 the Salaries & Allowances Tribunal gave councillors the right to award local government Chief Executive Officers an additional 1% in total salary package.  That’s not worth much to the average Joe, but it will add thousands to Arthur Kyron, […]

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Curtin game changer – cancel light rail?

Yesterday’s Ch 7 news report on Canning’s CBD makeover dropped off affiliate The West Aust’s site quickly. It is a little hard to believe.  All this for $70m and in just 10yrs? Press image to view Are there devils in the lack of detail?  Its likely.  Increasingly there is the sense WE need YOU more than you […]

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Council didn’t know own light rail plan?

Behold! A rough depiction* of City of Canning’s staff’s light rail plan….  It seems the Councillors of Canning were taken by surprise when news of route popped out at a recent Agenda Briefing. The Barnett Govt’s vision for Perth’s future transport network, Transport @ 3.5 million, doesn’t mention a light rail for Cannington, in fact the City’s response notes “…. it […]

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