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Local government reform

Last updated: 4/03/2016 5:48 PM
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​The State Government initiated an agenda for local government reform in 2009. A total of 47 local governments participated in the voluntary reform program. In October 2014, the State Government announced plans for changes to metropolitan local government boundaries and foreshadowed a City of Perth Act. Some of the changes involved boundary adjustments; others were proposed amalgamations subject to community polls. The proposed changes were put on hold by the State Government in February 2015.