FIVE RETURNED UNOPPOSED
FOUR councillors and the mayor have been elected unopposed in the City of Nedlands local government election. Mayor Max Hipkins and councillors Leo McManus, John Wetherall, Toni James and Warren Nigel Shaw were automatically appointed without any competition. The Dalkeith Ward, with two councillor vacancies, has four candidates in the running, including Fergus Bennett, Wayne Negus, Joe Porter and Ian Argyle. Mr Hipkins was the only mayor to be elected unopposed in this year’s WA local government elections.