Additional merger proposal

Proposal for the amalgamation of City of Botany Bay, City of Sydney (part), Marrickville Council (part), Randwick City Council (part) and Rockdale City Council (part) local government areas

The NSW Government will hold a public inquiry and invites submissions on a proposal that impacts the City of Sydney.

Notification of public inquiry into the proposal to amalgamate or alter the boundaries of local government areas

Pursuant to section 218F of the Local Government Act 1993 the Minister for Local Government has referred a proposal in relation to the following local government areas:

Botany Bay, Sydney (part), Marrickville (part), Randwick (part) and Rockdale (part) to the Acting Chief Executive of the Office of Local Government for examination and report.

Pursuant to section 745 of the Local Government Act 1993 the Acting Chief Executive of the Office of Local Government has delegated to me the examination and reporting functions under section 218F of the Local Government Act.

The examination into the proposal has now commenced and submissions are invited from members of the public. The closing date for submissions is 5pm EST, Sunday 12 June 2016.

Submissions can be made online at www.councilboundaryreview.nsw.gov.au or by mail to:
PO Box R1772
Royal Exchange NSW 2001

A public inquiry in relation to the proposal will be held under section 263 of the Local Government Act 1993 at the following time(s) and venue(s) :

Stamford Plaza Sydney Airport: Friday 27 May 2016, 12pm–4pm

Stamford Plaza Sydney Airport: Friday 27 May 2016, 6pm–9pm

Members of the public who would like to attend are requested to register at www.councilboundaryreview.nsw.gov.au or by contacting 1300 813 020. Members of the public who would like to speak at the public inquiry are requested to indicate that they wish to do so when they register to attend.

For more information contact 1300 813 020 or visit www.councilboundaryreview.nsw.gov.au

Rod Nockles
Delegate
NSW Government

Further information is available on the NSW Government Council Boundary Review website.

Last updated: Tuesday, 3 May 2016