OBERON AND CABONNE COUNCILS LEGAL PROCEEDINGS UPDATE

The legal action being pursued by Oberon, Cabonne and others in the Land and Environment Court of NSW relating to the forced amalgamation of Oberon and Bathurst Councils and Cabonne, Orange and Blayney Councils concluded on Monday 6 June 2016.

All submissions both written and verbal have been provided to Chief Justice Preston for his consideration. Chief Justice Preston will now consider these factors prior to handing down his judgement.

Further the Court ordered that the injunction currently preventing a proclamation being made by the Minister be maintained until its determination has been made.

There is no indication at this stage when judgement will be handed down.