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Local Government Reform – Background information & Resources
 
The NSW Government and associated bodies have released a significant amount of information with regard to Local Government Reform over the past four years.
 
Some useful resources are as listed below:
  • Council Boundary Review 
NSW Government website detailing all merger proposals and associated information.
 
  • Boundary Map
  • Merger Proposal  - Armidale Dumaresq, Guyra Shire, Uralla Shire and Walcha Councils
 
A copy of the proposal put forward and resolution of Armidale Dumaresq Council to request the merger proposal review.
 

Merger Impacts and Analysis - https://dpc-olg-ss.s3.amazonaws.com/5068b0668ae405177677d62f877a0b21/Local-Government-Reform-Merger-impacts-and-analysis.pdf   

 
  • Fit for the Future 
NSW Government website detailing local government reform process.
 
 
  • Independent Pricing & Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) NSW 
 
Independent Pricing & Regulatory Tribunal information page in relation to Fit For The Future. Includes summaries (links below) detailing Uralla Shire Council’s 'Not Fit' rating and Armidale Dumaresq, Guyra and Walcha’s 'Not Fit' ratings.
 
Uralla Shire Council – Fit for the Future Assessment Summary – ‘Not Fit’
 
Uralla Shire Council - Fit for the Future Proposal
 
Armidale Dumaresq - Fit for the Future Assessment Summary – ‘Not Fit’
 
Armidale Dumaresq – Fit for the Future Proposal
 
Guyra Shire Council – Fit for the Future Assessment Summary – ‘Not Fit’
 
Guyra Shire Council – Fit for the Future Proposal
 
Walcha Council – Fit for the Future Assessment Summary – ‘Not Fit’
 
Walcha Council – Fit for the Future Proposal
 
  • Independent Local Government Review Panel 
Independent Local Government Review Panel website.