Kiama councillors pay little better than the dole

Glen Humphries
Updated May 22 2024 - 6:16pm, first published May 21 2024 - 8:00pm
A pay rise for Kiama councillors equated to just $2 a day, said Cr Matt Brown.
A pay rise for Kiama councillors equated to just $2 a day, said Cr Matt Brown.

Kiama councillors voted to accept a pay rise, with one saying what they are paid was only slightly better than the dole.

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Glen Humphries

Glen Humphries

Senior journalist

I'm an award-winning senior journalist with the Illawarra Mercury and have well over two decades' worth of experience in newspapers. I cover the three local councils in the Illawarra for the Mercury, state and federal politics, as well as writing for the TV guide. If I'm not writing, I'm reading.

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