For one moment, I thought I might have been in North Korea with the infamous Kim Jong-un.
What comes next; armed guards in anti-riot gear and tanks surrounding the building?
City of Swan council claims it might be seen in a bad light if the photos had been permitted. What a joke: it is now a laughing stock.
It would seem that everything that happens in the shire offices is a national secret and that only the privileged few are allowed to know what is going on.
When the forced amalgamation with Mundaring Shire takes place at huge and unnecessary expense, we will probably have complete lockdown and councillors recognisable by their Kim Jong-un hairstyles.