Councillors complain about pay rate

June 28, 2023 8:02 am in by
Upper Hunter Shire Councillor Ron Campbell. Image UHSC website

An Upper Hunter Shire Councillor said he and his colleagues are not paid enough to do the job of representing the community.

Councillor Ron Campbell stood up at this week’s ordinary meeting and attacked the rate of pay they receive.

From this Saturday…he will be paid a fee of $17,680 a year.

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Councillor Campbell told the council meeting….the role sometimes comes at great personal cost.

His stance was endorsed by the Mayor and Deputy Mayor.