Port Stephens Council personal tax benefit debate: councillor Giacomo Arnott moves to kick Port Stephens mayor Ryan Palmer off Newcastle Airport board

Madeline Link
By Madeline Link
Updated May 27 2022 - 5:47am, first published May 26 2022 - 6:00am
HEATED DEBATE: Port Stephens Council mayor Ryan Palmer (centre) at a Newcastle Airport announcement in 2021. Picture: Marina Neil

A COUNCILLOR has moved to have Port Stephens mayor Ryan Palmer taken off the Newcastle Airport board after a heated debate revealed he gains a personal tax benefit from the $50,000 fee he is paid.

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Madeline Link

Madeline Link

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Madeline Link is a journalist at the Newcastle Herald, with a focus on Lake Macquarie City Council. To keep up with my stories, follow my Twitter @madeline_link, for tips email madeline.link@newcastleherald.com.au.

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