Griffith City Council defends adoption of media policy slammed as muzzling

Hannah Higgins
By Hannah Higgins
Updated April 20 2017 - 6:05am, first published April 19 2017 - 2:50am
CONCERNED: Former Councillor Bill Lancaster says "democracy turned in her grave" during council's last meeting. PHOTO: Anthony Stipo.

It was described by one man as “democracy turning in her grave,” but Griffith City Council has defended its adoption of a media policy preventing its councillors from commenting on council business or policy.