Mayors, councillors and local government reps from around the country have donated coats for the homeless.

Hobart’s Lord Mayor has been forced to defend his role after criticising a major money-maker for Tasmania.

The NSW Government says it cannot ban toxic PFAS chemicals.

A coronial inquest has begun reviewing the deaths of 10 people in a thunderstorm asthma event in 2016.

A scientist has accused the Murray-Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) of “interfering” with his work.

The owner of the former Anglesea power plant will try to demolish it for a second time, after its first attempt failed.

Former Auburn deputy mayor Salim Mehajer has been jailed for rigging the 2012 local NSW Government election.

NBN Co is looking at a new pricing regime that could see internet access in the bush attract higher charges.

The Queensland Government will use $100 million from a new waste levy to help turn waste into energy.

A targeted vaccine program has helped close a health gap for Indigenous kids.

Residents of Glenorchy in Tasmania are facing a steep rise in rates linked to years of mismanagement.

Reports say Ipswich City Council took out a second legal assistance insurance policy in the months before former mayor Paul Pisasale resigned from office.

Bike-sharing firm oBike has announced it will pull out of Melbourne.

The Queensland Government has overridden a local government decision on a billion-dollar development proposal for Hummock Hill Island off the coast of Gladstone.

Woolworths’ ban on single-use plastic bags starts today.

Official data suggests some of Australia's poorest communities have been drinking water high in uranium.

The Department of Defence has been slammed at a community meeting in Katherine over the PFAS chemical contamination scandal.

The Northern Australian Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) will fund a $516 million solar/hydro project in far north Queensland.

A group of Tasmania’s peak bodies want a review of short stay accommodation like AirBnB in Tasmania.

SA’s Local Government Association has a new president.

The Local Government Association of Queensland has welcomed the state’s 2018-19 budget.

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