MATHESON and LOCAL GOVERNMENT STANDARDS PANEL [2020] WASAT 26

STATE ADMINISTRATIVE TRIBUNAL
[2020] WASAT 26
LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT 1995 (WA)
CC 1158/2019
5 FEBRUARY 2020
DR B DE VILLIERS, MEMBER
04/03/2020
Perth
Review successful Decision set aside
B
JULIE CHRISTINE MATHESON
LOCAL GOVERNMENT STANDARDS PANEL
ATTORNEY­GENERAL OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Local Government Standards Panel
Conduct of councillor
Writing of letter to newspaper
Decision by local government council to exclude public from meeting
Referring to incorrect sub-section to exclude public
Use of word 'paranoid' to describe actions of fellow councillors
Right to freedom of political communication
Local Government (Rules of Conduct) Regulations 2007 (WA), reg 7(1)(b)
Local Government Act 1995 (WA), s 5.23(1), s 5.23(2), s 5.23(2)(e)(iii), s 5.110(6), s 5.125
State Administrative Tribunal Act 2004 (WA), 2 29(3)(a), s 31
King and Local Government Standards Panel [2018] WASAT 42
Lange v Australian Broadcasting Corporation (1997) 189 CLR 520
R v Australian Broadcasting Tribunal; Ex parte Hardiman (1980) 144 CLR 13
Ryan and Local Government Standards Panel [2009] WASAT 154
Treby and Local Government Standards Panel [2010] WASAT 81
Yates and Local Government Standards Panel [2012] WASAT 59

 

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