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Wingecarribee Shire Council, which covers the Southern Highlands in NSW, was recently suspended by the Minister of Local Government Shelley Hancock. Photo: file.

Wingecarribee Shire Council, which covers the Southern Highlands in NSW, was recently suspended by the Minister of Local Government Shelley Hancock. Photo: file.

We are often in shock – or dismay – when our local councillors behave badly. After all, they were elected to represent us.

But councillors behaving badly is nothing new.

For the last 18 months, I have watched relationships breakdown in Wingecarribee Shire Council, in NSW’s Southern Highlands.

I’ve sat (virtually) through meetings that went for four hours without getting through the business papers. I have…



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