Councils are scrambling to avoid a recycling crisis, as China’s restrictions on foreign waste materials begins to bite.

An independent investigation has found former Melbourne city council lord mayor Robert Doyle sexually harassed two women.

The WA Government is giving itself new powers to deal with troublesome councillors.

New research could give Australians in regional and remote areas better access to recycled water.

WA’s Water Corporation has welcomed its first four-legged employee.

Sydney's richest suburbs have some of the lowest rates of child immunisation, according to a new report.

Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate is being investigated by Queensland’s Crime and Corruption Commission (CCC).

The CDP Indigenous work-for-the-dole scheme is fining its participants at a much higher rate than other jobseeker schemes.

ALGWA has made formal complaints about a series of articles on Robert Doyle’s sexual harassment case.

Brisbane City Council has awarded employees a pay increase in defiance of unions.

An NT councillor has trademarked graffiti that reads “Jesus loves nachos”.

Queensland’s corruption watchdog has launched an investigation of the Gold Coast City Council.

South Australian local government advocates have laid out plans for sector-wide reforms.

The Coober Pedy council is concerned a plan to drill for oil and gas could put its drinking water supplies at risk.

The NDIA will spend about $420 million implementing the recommendations of an independent review of NDIS pricing.

Regional universities are concerned they will bear the brunt of the university funding freeze.

Perth City Council has been suspended ...

Melbourne’s City of Darebin has banned balloons, disposable food containers and cups at events on council property.

Infrastructure Australia says the patchwork nature of local government could make cities less liveable.

WA country councils have been given a boost, with the State Government extending funding for regional Local Government Elected Members.

Locals want the new Deputy PM to commit to progress on the Murray Darling.

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