Port Augusta Council Taken To Court

July 2, 2024 9:15 am in by

A local council is involved in a bitter legal dispute with two property owners…

Port Augusta City Council CEO, John Banks, issuing a statement on the matter ahead of the case going before the courts yesterday.

We’re told the fight with Trevor Robertson and Kendall Jones has been underway for a number of years and follows their refusal to pay rates on properties they previously owned.

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It’s alleged, despite several requests for payment, they failed to comply and so council sold the properties at public auctions last year.

Mr Robertson has now reportedly begun a private prosecution against council in the Magistrates Court, charging them with one count of stalking and 47 counts of dishonestly dealing with property.

Council has rejected all the allegations.