Southern Gazette (South Perth) - - Opinion -

THE pro­posed coun­cil amal­ga­ma­tion is a bit of a gam­ble and some­what like a boss sack­ing a good sec­re­tary for an in­ex­pe­ri­enced one who will cost more and prob­a­bly do more harm than good.

It's like tak­ing a stranger into your home while kick­ing an old and trusted friend out… as South Perth coun­cil has been to me over the past 44 years. around un­til Jerry was safely on the ex­am­in­ing chair. Once, when Jerry was ex­cep­tion­ally weak, John got Jerry out of bed and into his wheel­chair to take him to the dial­y­sis treat­ment.

John’s pa­tience, kind­ness and smile en­deared him to us both. He helped us through a very dif­fi­cult time. SHIRLEY MATHIEU, River­vale.

Re­porter Jon Bas­sett cap­tured this great shot of a sea­plane do­ing a test land­ing last week. Last Novem­ber, Catalina Air­lines com­menced a 12-month trial to land sea­planes on the Swan River. The pub­lic is en­cour­aged to have their say by sub­mit­ting com­ments be­fore Novem­ber 27 to the Swan River Trust.


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