Shooters and Fishers business voting legislation set to pass the upper house

(by Lucia Osborne-Crowley, 11 September 2014, City News)

The controversial Shooters and Fishers proposal to reform business voting procedures in the City of Sydney is likely to pass the upper house on Wednesday, September 20 as City Hub goes to print.

Backlash against the proposed bill has increased as the Victorian Local Government Review Panel this week announced recommendations surrounding possible reforms to the conduct of local government elections around Victoria. The findings of this review, however, do not apply to the City of Melbourne.

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