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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Welcome to the Website for the Inquiry Into the City of Perth

The Inquiry Into the City of Perth was announced on 2 March 2018 by the Minister for Local Government David Templeman under section 8.16 of the Local Government Act 1995. ​​Mr Tony Power was appointed on 24 April 2018 to conduct the Inquiry and will investigate and report on the operations and affairs of the City of Perth.​​ The Inquiry will have the powers of a Royal Commission and will discharge its role independently and objectively.

The Inquiry Panel is now seeking submissions. View the media statement or make a submission online. ​


About the Inq​​uiry Panel

Portait of Mr Tony Power  


The single member Panel is Mr Tony Power, a senior and experienced barrister.  Mr Power has a broad practice and has worked in many areas of the law in almost all Courts and Tribunals, the Corruption and Crime Commission, Royal Commissions and as a mediator.  He has been an acting Judge of the District Court and is an adjunct Professor at the University of Notre Dame Australia and Murdoch University.​


About Counsel Assisting

Portait of Kim Lendich  


Counsel Assisting the Panel is Kim Lendich. ​​​Ms Lendich practises as an independent barrister at Francis Burt Chambers and has over 17 years' experience as a litigator. Ms Lendich works in a wide range of practice areas and disputes and has appeared in almost all Courts. She has significant experience with regulatory and statutory issues.​