WA – Perhaps Australia’s saddest village saga finally ends – Karrinyup Lakes Lifestyle Village

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Notorious and dangerous can be the only words to describe the Karrinyup Lakes village saga. Everyone in WA knows it. Everyone in other states should know about it, as the ramifications and lessons are potentially profound.
In a nutshell, Mr. Eion Martin of the developer and operator of the village, Moss Glades Pty Ltd, conducted himself so objectionably that the State Parliament opened an Economics and Industry Standing Committee of enquiry in 2008 specifically to investigate Karrinyup Lakes. A 339 page report was produced, resulting in WA then commencing a review of the Act. All operators will now and into the future be affected by the resulting regulations, which will likely spread across the country
We thought it worthwhile to reproduce extracts from the Chairperson’s report: