State Solicitor receives shire inquiry report

AN OFFICIAL report on a year-long State Government inquiry into the Shire of Toodyay has been referred to the State Solicitor’s Office for assessment.

The WA Justice Department agency will decide if any part of the inquiry report should be withheld as evidence for prosecution before the findings are made public.

WA Local Government Minister David Templeman ordered the inquiry in late 2018 based on “reasonable suspicion” that the council had breached sections of local government laws and regulations.

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