Forced mergers: anger rippling throughout the Riverina, support for independent candidates

By Brodie Owen
February 15 2016 - 5:26pm
STIFF UPPER LIP: Murray MP Adrian Piccoli says the government 'must' press ahead with mergers to wipe inefficient operations, but faces strong opposition from constituants.
STIFF UPPER LIP: Murray MP Adrian Piccoli says the government 'must' press ahead with mergers to wipe inefficient operations, but faces strong opposition from constituants.

AN UNDERCURRENT of anger over forced council mergers continues to ripple across the Riverina, with more political observers declaring the issue is the “death” of the National Party in the bush.

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