Ready for Tuesday 12 Nov: Important public information regarding NSW bush fires

With the Rural Fire Service (RFS) declaring dangerous fire conditions for tomorrow (Tuesday 12 November 2019), Premier Gladys Berejiklian has announced a State of Emergency. The following message details important whole-of-government information for the people of New South Wales. Please share the information below with family and friends. RFS: Fire danger We are facing

Port Stephens Council Special Rate Variation Rejected by IPART

THE IPART submission for a rate rise in Port Stephens has been rejected. The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) in handing down its decision wrote, “We found that the proposed SV expenditure is not required to reduce the Council’s infrastructure backlog to reasonable levels.” Mayor of Port Stephens, Mr Ryan Palmer,