The Western Australian Government tabled a report in State Parliament detailing the findings of the Inquiry into the Town of Cambridge. The report includes 19 findings and five recommendations.
The Inquiry was started due to concerns being regularly raised with the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries about the working relationship between Council and administration.
The report shows the distinct roles of Council and administration as set out under the Local Government Act 1995 were not being observed, with Council decisions straying into administrative matters.
Concerns were also raised about the Town’s culture, and Council decisions relating to the procurement of legal services by the Town.
Source: WA Government