Posts Tagged ‘ wollongong council ’

Stop laughing, Labor, you’re about to be massacred

Sep 15th, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Australia, Lead Stories

With the stench of the Wollongong Council corruption scandal, developer donations and the New South Wales State Government’s radical planning reforms believed to be the main reasons for the Labor Party’s fall from favour, the Premier, Nathan Rees, said voters had sent a clear message to his Government.

MP cleared again over Gong-gate

Jul 29th, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Australia

A former Wollongong Council member had claimed that Noreen Hay, the MP for Wollongong, pressured him to overturn a council decision on the redevelopment of the North Beach Bathers’ Pavilion, and said he believed Ms Hay was acting on behalf of the developer.