Forced council mergers
Merger Update – 27 March 2017
The Court of Appeal has found in favour of Ku-ring-gai Council in a decision handed down at 10.15am on Monday 27 March.
In response to this decision, Ku-ring-gai Council issued a media release.
In light of the decision, there will be no change to our status and the Council will continue its business as usual approach to delivering projects and services to our community, as it has done for the duration of this process.
The full text of the Court of Appeal's judgement can be read here.
Acting Justice Sackville delivered the verdict on Monday 27 March.
Our submission to the NSW Boundary Commission Review can be viewed here.
We've commenced proceedings over the state government’s refusal to release the full KPMG report on mergers.
View NSW Government's merger proposal for Ku-ring-gai and Hornsby Shire councils
Answers to questions that Ku-ring-gai residents may have following this latest announcement by the Baird Government.
Read recent media releases from Council on this issue.
Ku-ring-gai Council believes it is in the best interests of its residents for it to remain a stand alone Council and not merge with Hornsby Council.
Learn more about the reports, communication and community consultation that have already taken place.
Our consultation shows the majority of the community do not support a merger with Hornsby Shire Council.