TASMANIANS are currently confronted by the prospect of a robbery of public assets of unprecedented proportions, fuelled by political ambition with the prospect that the proceeds of that robbery will be paid for by Tasmanians for years to come.
BRIGHTON Council has strongly rejected the move by Treasurer Peter Gutwein to take over Tasmania’s water and sewerage services and says the Minister is pandering to vested interests rather than looking after ordinary people.
At its March meeting, Council voted unanimously to oppose the State Government takeover of TasWater and expressed its determination to take up the fight to protect its ratepayers and community. Continue reading “‘Crisis’ claim is biggest lie”
BRIGHTON Mayor Tony Foster has repeated his call for a referendum at the next Tasmanian State election, asking the people of Tasmania if they want electronic gaming (poker) machines in hotels and clubs.
TASMANIA’S longest-serving Mayor, Brighton Council’s Tony Foster has described as a dishonest misrepresentation, comments from Treasurer Peter Gutwein that local councils have sacrificed investment in our water and sewage infrastructure for a long time, in order to pay themselves dividends.
FEDERAL funding has been secured for the Brighton Streetscape project and work is expected to begin shortly. The Streetscape Project will revitalise the Brighton town centre with the aim of connecting the community and creating a place where people feel proud to live, visit and work. Continue reading “Brighton Streetscape Project ready to go”
APPROXIMATELY 160 years ago, a small stone church was built overlooking the Jordan River in Pontville. It stood forlornly on Pony Hill, adjacent to the Old Brighton Road. One day it disappeared in flames.
BRIGHTON Council is leading the way for local government in the efficient management of its finances and operations, and also, in promoting initiatives that are improving services for the community and generating important savings and new revenue.