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North Sydney Council faces suspension

North Sydney Council is facing suspension by the New South Wales Government. Local Government Minister,…

Caretaker period for SA councils

Caretaker period for SA councils

All South Australia’s councils, except Roxby Downs which doesn't have an elected body, have entered…

Strengthening operations of Victoria’s kindergartens

Strengthening operations of Victoria’s kindergartens

More than $6 million has been allocated to reduce the administrative burden on Victoria’s kindergartens…

‘Greater democracy’ for Tasmanian local government

Any candidate who stands for council in this October’s local government elections in Tasmania can…

SA candidates’ webpage for voters at council elections

SA candidates’ webpage for voters at council elections

All candidates for this year’s local government elections in South Australia will feature on a…

Events

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  • 4th Local Government & Public Sector Building Maintenance & Management Conference
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  • Business Intelligence and Analytics Conference
  • Social Media Risk and Reputation Management Forum
  • 2nd Annual Digital Government Conference
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Local Government: Doing More With Less

With all councils facing increasingly challenging financial pressures, this special forum will provide crucial knowledge on how local governments can overcome budget constraints to maintain the pursuit of performance excellence and service quality.…

Local Government: Doing More With Less

Local Government: Doing More With Less

With all councils facing increasingly challenging financial pressures, this special forum will provide crucial knowledge on how local governments can overcome budget constraints to maintain the pursuit of performance excellence and service quality.…

Local Government: Doing More With Less

Local Government: Doing More With Less

With all councils facing increasingly challenging financial pressures, this special forum will provide crucial knowledge on how local governments can overcome budget constraints to maintain the pursuit of performance excellence and service quality.…

Local Government: Doing More With Less

Local Government: Doing More With Less

With all councils facing increasingly challenging financial pressures, this special forum will provide crucial knowledge on how local governments can overcome budget constraints to maintain the pursuit of performance excellence and service quality.…

Local Government: Doing More With Less

Local Government: Doing More With Less

With all councils facing increasingly challenging financial pressures, this special forum will provide crucial knowledge on how local governments can overcome budget constraints to maintain the pursuit of performance excellence and service quality.…

Local Government: Doing More With Less

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MAV backs Federal kindergarten funding

MAV backs Federal kindergarten funding

The Municipal Association of Victoria has welcomed the Federal Government’s investment of $406 million to fund 15-hours of kindergarten in 2015, ensuring universal access continues for all children.…

Assessment of Newcastle light rail’s impact

Assessment of Newcastle light rail’s impact

Geo-technical work on the Newcastle Light Rail has begun with a team of experts preparing an environmental impact assessment for the project.…

Creating inclusive and liveable communities

Creating inclusive and liveable communities

New South Wales councils will have help in developing their Disability Inclusion Action Plans for older members of the community and people with disability.…

More News

City of Adelaide part of ‘smart communication’ deal

City of Adelaide part of ‘smart communication’ deal

Adelaide is the first Australian city to sign on to an Internet of Things Innovation Hub in a partnership with the South Australian Government and networking equipment company, Cisco.…

Supporting local government excellence in NT

Supporting local government excellence in NT

Councils in the Northern Territory will receive up to $1 million each year for the next three years under an agreement with the Territory Government.…

New council for Melbourne in 2015

New council for Melbourne in 2015

Victoria’s Minister for Local Government, Tim Bull, has accepted a report which recommends the establishment of a new municipality, Sunbury City Council, in Melbourne’s north.…

Further aid to fire-impacted Blue Mountains communities

Further aid to fire-impacted Blue Mountains communities

Local government is eligible to take advantage of the Blue Mountains Flexible Community Grants Program established to support communities affected by the October 2013 bushfires.…

Call for feedback on review of local government voting

Call for feedback on review of local government voting

Victorians will be asked to provide feedback on a range of proposals relating to local government voting and electoral structure, following the release on 8 September of the Local Government Electoral Review report.…

New wastewater management plan for Colac Otway Shire

New wastewater management plan for Colac Otway Shire

A new domestic wastewater management plan for Colac Otway Shire in south west Victoria aims to create more flexibility for considering planning applications in the shire’s water drinking water catchments.…

Draft Emissions Reduction methods released for consultation

Draft Emissions Reduction methods released for consultation

The first draft emissions reduction methods for projects under the Emissions Reduction Fund have been released by the Federal Government for public consultation.…

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