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Archives for July 2021

STATEWIDE: Disaster payments from today

Eligible Victorians impacted by COVID-19 restrictions can claim the COVID-19 Disaster Payment from today. The COVID-19 Disaster Payment is available to help Victorians whose income or hours of work have been impacted by the current lockdown. Senator Bridget McKenzie, Minister for Emergency Management and National Recovery and Resilience, explained people are now able to claim

WHITTLESEA: Exec. ‘resigns from Council

Kristi High, Executive Manager – Public Affairs, is said to have resigned from the City of Whittlesea, within days of The Local Paper’s report last week on apparent governance failings at the Council. According to Council records, Ms High had filed a ‘nil’ return relating to shareholdings of outside entities. The Local Paper revealed that

STATEWIDE: Lockdown publishing arrangements

Due to the lockdown arrangements which are to remain in effect across Victoria, The Local Paper and Melbourne Observer newspapers will not be published this week (Wed., July 21). This decision is made out of an abundance of caution regarding the health and safety of our distribution team, who normally have more than 1000 personal

MURRINDINDI: Council defeated at VCAT

Murrindindi Shire Council has suffered a humiliating defeat at a Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal hearing this month, where its decision to allow the Tanglewood Festival at Thornton was reversed.And one of the successful objectors, Greg Salter, says that VCAT appeal might not have had to occur had Craig Lloyd, then-CEO of Murrindindi Council, behaved

More questions for Whittlesea Council

Further questions about governance matters at Whittlesea City Council have arisen following the publication of The Local Paper on July 14. The Local Paper sent this email to Whittlesea Council CEO Craig Lloyd on Saturday (July 17). Copies have been sent to Administrators Lydia Wilson, Peita Duncan and Chris Eddy. The email reads: We note

LATEST ISSUE: Wed., July 14, 2021

Read this week’s editions of The Local Paper, free online.Exact replicas of our print editions.Covering 35 local government areas in and around Melbourne. • Banyule:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lph210714z• Bayside: https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpsc210714z• Boroondara (Northern):https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpe210714z• Boroondara (Southern):https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpsc210714z• Brimbank:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpnw210714z• Cardinia: https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpcc210714z• Casey: https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpcc210714z• Darebin (Northcote Budget):https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpn210714z• Darebin (Preston Post-Reservoir Times):https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lppres210714z• Frankston:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lppp210714z• Glen Eira:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpsc210714z• Greater Dandenong:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lppp210714z• Hobsons Bay:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpnw210714z• Hume:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpnw210714z• Kingston: https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpsc210714z• Knox:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpknox210714z• Manningham:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpmann210714z• Mansfield:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpy210714z• Maribyrnong:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpnw210714z• Maroondah:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpe210714z• Melbourne:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpsc210714z• Mitchell:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpm210714z• Monash:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpe210714z• Moonee Valley:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpnw210714z• Moreland:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpnw210714z• Mornington Peninsula:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lppp210714z• Murrindindi:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpy210714z• Nillumbik (Diamond Valley News):https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpdv210714z• Nillumbik (Regional):https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpy210714z• Port Phillip:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpsc210714z • Statewide (Melbourne

WHITTLESEA. Executive manager’s company owed $247,143 to 14 creditors: Liquidator

A company part-owned by Kristi High, now a senior executive at Whittlesea Council, was put into voluntary liquidation, owing almost quarter-of-a-million dollars to 14 creditors, according to official Australian Securities and Investments Commission documents.Liquidator Bradd William Morelli reported that the gross amount of $94,528.24 in assets of Puffafish Pty Ltd was recovered.The sum of $124,787.20

Questions at Whittlesea Council

Whittlesea Council’s Executive Manager – Public Affairs, Kristi High (pictured), has filed a Personal Interest Return in which she says she has ‘nil’ beneficial interest in shares in any company. Ms High’s return, dated April 8 this year, lists a ‘nil’ answer for “companies which you solely or jointly with family members hold a controlling