The Australian Local Government Association (ALGA) has welcomed the new federal government.

The future of the controversial Cashless Debit Card (CDC) is up in the air.

NSW’s ICAC will hold public inquiries into former Hurstville Council members.

The NSW Government has put up $2.4 million for ‘Smart Spaces’ in regions.

Standards Australia has released new guidance on “flushable” products.

Researchers say councils might want to consider permeable pavement as a flood mitigation strategy.

A $5.4 billion dam project in North Queensland is likely to be pushed back.

Traditional owners are preparing a legal battle with mining giant Fortescue Metals Group over royalty payments in WA.

Scientists want gas stoves in homes to be discouraged.

Australia’s 537 councils have secured billions of dollars in funding in the lead-up to the federal election.

New funding is available for NSW councils to reduce the risk of natural disasters.

An inquiry into the future of NSW’s Wingecarribee Shire has heard calls for its councillors to be sacked.

Experts say their new research lifts the lid on Australia’s regions and identifies what needs to change.

The PM’s office has blocked requests for text messages that Barnaby Joyce claims constituted his work as drought envoy.

A major wine grower says Murray Darling Basin water market reforms should recognise the most beneficial commodities.

A dormant NSW coal mine could soon restart operations.

The Northern Territory government is ditching its premium solar panel tariff scheme.

A federal MP has made the rare decision not to pledge new funding to her region ahead of the election.

Wollongong is set to have Australia’s first hospital for women with trauma caused by domestic and sexual violence.

Experts have called for a more diverse set of responses to Australia's housing crisis.

The federal government is funding mobile phone black spot removal in parts of regional SA, but the remote north will miss out.

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