Top NSW public servants are being asked how $250 million in council grants went out without any signed paperwork.

Two major local government lobbies elected new presidents this week.

Authorities are encouraging outback residents to be ready for La Niña.

A mining company says its coal expansion plans pose “no risk” to Sydney's drinking water.

An attempted government cover-up over a bungled $30 million airport deal has been exposed.

Cat diseases have a $6 billion impact on human health in Australia, according to experts.

Health Minister Greg Hunt has knocked back calls for Medicare-funded health services in a notorious youth lock-up.

Councils are discussing plans for a cross-border recycling facility between Victoria and South Australia.

The CEO of the Local Government Association of Tasmania (LGAT) is resigning.

Warrnambool City Council has been chastised for using ratepayer funds to buy espresso martinis.

The last round of consultation on Australia’s Open Government Partnership plan is now open.

The Bureau of Meteorology is warning of an increased risk of flooding this summer in the east and north of Australia.

Conservationists want the Queensland Government to replace shark nets and drumlines with non-lethal alternatives.

Renewable sources have met 100 per cent of demand in South Australia for the first time.

A Queensland council may soon turn human waste into energy.

The major local government lobby has welcomed Federal Budget stimulus.

The NT Government is preparing to argue against higher housing standards.

Central Coast Council’s budget deficit has hit $89 million.

Councils are being encouraged to tell authorities about heavy vehicle access issues.

The NSW Government has signed off on a koala protection policy that briefly tore apart the state’s LNP.

Pipeline workers from a coronavirus hotspot have begun quarantining in Tennant Creek.

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