Cr Mayne

Tracking the detail in council performance reports

This list looks at how detailed Victorian council quarterly performance reports are.

Jul. 13, 2021

A history of Mirvac's Eastern Golf Club experience

Mirvac agreed to pay about $100 million for the Eastern Golf Club in 2011. Here is a potted history of how the development unfolded, according to its ASX announcements and City of Manningham reports.

May. 24, 2021

Having another run at City of Manningham

Stephen Mayne successfully ran for election to City of Manningham in the October 2020 election. Here is the 300 word statement that was distributed to Ruffey Ward voters in the electoral pack and here is a copy of the flyer distributed to households.

Nov. 26, 2020

Interesting coverage on the Victorian local govt elections

With most local papers now dead, this list looks at mainstream media coverage of the 2020 Victorian local government elections.

Nov. 3, 2020

Full call of the card for 2016 Vic elections, plus some 2020 results

This list tracks 2016 ward structures, nominations, retirements, defeats, results, mayoral selection and some of the key issues in the 2016 Victorian council elections, with the odd update on what happened in the 2020 elections. Feel free to email your thoughts or insights to stephen@maynereport.com or tweet us @maynereport.

Nov. 24, 2020

Best Vic councillors who should be returned

With voters in Victoria's local government elections often confused as to who they should vote for and much of the press coverage focused on the negative, here is a positive list detailing some of the best Victorian councillors who are recontesting and should be supported.

Mar. 13, 2021

Selected audio from past Manningham council meetings

Here are some selected audio recordings from Manningham council meetings when Stephen Mayne last served between 2008 and 2012.

Sep. 22, 2020

Defending tenders being determined in open session

Here is the submission Stephen Mayne made opposing the City of Melbourne proposal to return to the pre-2013 default position of making tender decisions in council sessions which are closed to the public. The idea was initially deferred and then dropped.

Sep. 11, 2020

Almost 150 councillors who made it to parliament

We've compiled this list of more than 150 current and past federal and state politicians who got their start serving on their local council. See the bottom for examples of the reverse too. For updates and additions email stephen@maynereport.com.

Sep. 19, 2020

Tracking Victorian Crs who are members of a political party

This list tracks local government councillors in Victoria after the 2016 elections who were paid up and publicly known members of a political party. Send additional names or corrections to stephen@maynereport.com

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94 former councillors who attempted a return

Here is a list of 94 former councillors who attempted a return to local government at the 2016 council elections and this research was picked up by the Herald Sun. At the bottom we also have 16 examples of family affairs. Send more tips to Stephen@maynereport.com.

Sep. 11, 2020

Governance reforms at City of Melbourne

Here is an account of governance and transparency reforms at City of Melbourne as they rolled out chronologically between October 2012 and the 2016 council elections.

Sep. 22, 2020

54 City of Melbourne motions

Here are links to the 54 City of Melbourne motions put up by Stephen Mayne since November 2012 which have driven a wide ranging governance and transparency reform program.

Sep. 9, 2021

Mayne Report editions covering City of Melbourne

Here are some links to Mayne Report email editions which have covered issues at the City of Melbourne.

Sep. 22, 2020

City of Melbourne's People's Panel

Here are link to the all relevant documents on City of Melbourne's ground-breaking citizen jury advising on the first ever 10 year financial plan.

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Elected to City of Melbourne

Here is a package of material published during the election campaign leading up to the October 2012 City of Melbourne elections.

Sep. 22, 2020

Local government action on pokies

Here are some links to local government bodies which have passed resolutions or motions related to poker machine reform.

Apr. 9, 2018

Notices of Motion at Manningham 2008-2012

This list tracks notices of motion put up by individual councillors at Manningham from 2008 until 2012.

Sep. 11, 2020

February 2011 council meeting

Here are some edited audio highlights from the Manningham council meeting held on February 22, 2011.

Sep. 11, 2020

Delayed 2010 Manningham annual meeting

Here are the edited audio highlights from the delayed 2010 Manningham annual meeting.

Sep. 11, 2020

December 2010 council meeting

Here are some of the audio recordings from the Manningham council meeting held on Tuesday, December 14.

Sep. 11, 2020

Some developments approved at open council

This list tracks some developments that have been approved at Manningham council meetings in recent years.

May. 31, 2012

September 2010 public council meeting

Here are the edited audio highlights from the September 28, 2010, Manningham council meeting. Check out agenda and minutes.

Jul. 25, 2011

Council expenditure disclosure

This list tracks how accommodating councils are with their councillor expenditure disclosure.

Sep. 11, 2020

Asking questions at council meetings

This list tracks the rules for residents who wish to ask questions at public council meetings as applied before the 2012 council elections.

Sep. 11, 2020

August 2010 public council meeting

Below is the edited audio highlights from the Manningham City Council meeting held on August 31, 2010. Check out agenda and minutes.

Jan. 7, 2014

July 2010 public council meeting

Here are the edited audio highlights from the Manningham public council meeting held on July 27, 2010. Check out the agenda and minutes.

Oct. 1, 2010

July 2010 special council meeting

Here is the edited audio from the July 14 special council meeting which voted 7-2 to establish a new Finance and Governance Advisory Committee.

Sep. 11, 2020

June 2010 public council meeting

Here is some of the edited audio from the June 29 council meeting. Check out the agenda and minutes.

Sep. 11, 2020

Governance reforms at City of Melbourne

Here are some links to governance reforms at City of Melbourne over the past two years.

Nov. 4, 2014

May 2010 public council meeting

Here is some of the edited audio from the May 25 council meeting. Check out the agenda and minutes.

Oct. 1, 2010

April 2010 public council meeting

Here are the edited audio highlights of Stephen Mayne's contributions at the April 28 Manningham council meeting. Check out the agenda and minutes.

Sep. 11, 2020

March 2010 public council meeting

Here is some edited audio from the 3 hour debate about the On Luck Chinese Nursing Home at the council meeting held on March 30, 2010. Check out the agenda and minutes.

Jan. 7, 2014

February 2010 public council meeting

Here are the edited audio highlights from the February 23 Manningham City Council meeting.

Sep. 11, 2020

February 23 meeting transcript

This transcript is from the February 23 Manningham council meeting questions from councillors segment.

Sep. 11, 2020

February 2010 public council meeting

Here are the edited audio highlights from the particularly fractious council meeting held on February 2, 2010. Check out the agenda and minutes. Below are links to edited audio of Stephen Mayne's contributions to the public debate.

Oct. 1, 2010

Tracking the length of Manningham meetings

This list tracks the length of Manningham Council meetings over the past three years. It was decisive in allowing public questions to be moved to start of the meetings.

Nov. 6, 2015

Tracking the 5-4 factional votes

This list tracks the number of 5-4 votes at Manningham where the Labor-led faction stuck together to collectively roll the officers.

Dec. 31, 2018

Manningham Council press reports

Stephen Mayne successfully ran for Manningham Council in the Heidi ward. Here are some relevant links on the campaign, policies, candidates and recent activities.

Sep. 11, 2020

Selected audio from council meetings

Ordinary Meetings of Manningham City Council are held to consider reports on matters including planning permit applications, community services, health and local laws matters, road and traffic management and administration and financial issues. Below are dates of the meetings which links to edited audio of Stephen Mayne's contributions to the public debate.

Dec. 2, 2018

Governance transcripts from Manningham

Here are some audio files and transcripts from public council meetings in Manningham where Stephen Mayne took a position on governance or disclosure.

Jan. 7, 2014

Some selected Manningham audio files

Here are some selected council audio files over the past year.

Mar. 30, 2010

December 2009 public council meeting

Manningham City Council held a public council meeting on Tuesday, December 15, 2009. Check out the agenda and minutes. Below are links to edited audio of Stephen Mayne's contributions to the public debate.

Jan. 9, 2012

December 2009 council AGM

Manningham City Council held the mayoral election on Tuesday, December 8, 2009. Check out the agenda and minutes. Below are links to edited audio of the councillors speeches about the new mayor.

Jan. 9, 2012

November 2009 public council meeting

Manningham City Council held a public council meeting on Tuesday, November 24, 2009. Check out the agenda and minutes. Below are links to edited audio of Stephen Mayne's contributions to the public debate.

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October 2009 public council meeting

Manningham City Council held a public council meeting on Tuesday, October 27, 2009. Check out the agenda and minutes. Below are links to edited audio of Stephen Mayne's contributions to the public debate.

Sep. 11, 2020

Councillors who got into trouble

This list tracks councillors from across Australia who got into some sort of strife.

Dec. 2, 2018

September 2009 public council meeting

Manningham City Council held a public council meeting on Tuesday, September 29, 2009. Check out the agenda and minutes. Below are links to edited audio of Stephen Mayne's contributions to the public debate.

Oct. 1, 2010

August 25, 2009, public council meeting

Manningham City Council held a public council meeting on Tuesday, August 25, 2009. Check out the agenda and minutes. Below are links to edited audio of Stephen Mayne's contributions to the public debate.

Jan. 9, 2012

August 11, 2009, public council meeting

Manningham City Council held a public council meeting on Tuesday, August 11, 2009. Check out the agenda and minutes. Below are links to edited audio of Stephen Mayne's contributions to the public debate.

Jan. 9, 2012

June 30, 2009, public council meeting

Manningham City Council held a public council meeting on Tuesday, June 30, 2009. Check out the agenda and minutes. Below are links to edited audio of Stephen Mayne's contributions to the public debate.

Sep. 11, 2020

Letter to ALGA delegates

A draft letter to ALGA delegates.

Sep. 11, 2020

June 29, 2009, public council meeting

Manningham City Council held a public council meeting on Monday, June 29, 2009. Check out the agenda and minutes. Below are links to edited audio of Stephen Mayne's contributions to the public debate.

Jan. 9, 2012

Links when looking at Manningham

Here are some relevent links for those examining issues at Manningham.

Sep. 11, 2020

June 2009 public council meeting

Manningham City Council held a public council meeting on Tuesday, June 2, 2009. Check out the agenda and minutes. Below are links to edited audio of Stephen Mayne's contributions to the public debate.

Sep. 11, 2020

April 2009 public council meeting

Manningham City Council held a public council meeting on Tuesday, April 28, 2009. Check out the agenda and minutes. Below are links to edited audio of Stephen Mayne's contributions to the public debate.

Sep. 11, 2020

Cr McMillan question about On Luck transcript

Here is a transcript from a council meeting in 2010 about state government intervention over the On Luck Nursing home and the call in of Manningham's $38 million civic precinct project.

Sep. 11, 2020