New laws stifling councillors’ voices

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The return of a free-for-all question time at Gympie council meetings has been...

Gympie Council Election 2020: Candidates grilled at forum

Premium Content Gympie Council Election 2020: Candidates grilled at forum

Among the big issues were controversial projects such as the Rattler and the ARC...

Councillors must have their voice back: candidates

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Gympie councl election 2020: Overwhelming support for axed meeting item to...

Push to restore general business applauded as a good start

Premium Content Push to restore general business applauded as a good start

OPINION: If we don’t defend the right to democracy at the local level we can...

Numbers reveal the silence since death of general business

Premium Content Numbers reveal the silence since death of general business

Since the new Gympie council voted to drop general business in 2016, the numbers...

Vetting councillor motions would breach code of ethics: CEO

Premium Content Vetting councillor motions would breach code of ethics: CEO

Gympie council CEO Bernard Smith has categorically rejected the assertion he vets...

#letthemspeak: Gympie council's rules not good enough

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System requiring seven days notice of motions not good enough for democracy