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People Power Won the Day
by Jack Roach - Tuesday, 4 November 2008, 07:06 PM
 

Around 200 proptestors turned up at the steps of parliament to protest against the government's Local Government (Councillor Conduct) bill  which, if passed, would have made it impossible for any community active person from standing for council or to vote on any matter on which they had previusly objected to or made a submission on.

After intensive lobbying by BRAG and other community groups, combined opposition members in the Upper House voted for amendments which rectified the issue.

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