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Proposal for Creation of New England Regional Council (2010)

The Hon Barbara Perry MP, Minister for Local Government, has made and referred an amalgamation proposal to the Local Government Boundaries Commission for examination and report in accordance with sections 218E(1) and 218F(1) of the Local Government Act 1993.

The proposal is for the creation of a New England Regional Council. This proposal affects the local government areas of Armidale Dumaresq, Guyra Shire, and Uralla Shire. This proposal has been developed in consideration of the findings and recommendations of the Review of Local Government Service Delivery in the New England Area completed in May 2010 by Mrs Gabrielle Kibble AO. The review report forms the basis of this proposal.

Contact details
General Manager
Phone: 02 6778 6300
Fax: 02 6778 5073

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Minister for Local Government Proposal for the Creation of a New England Regional Council (pdf 509kb)