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.
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.
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.