Archived News for Professionals in Local Government - November, 2012
The Western Australian Government has tabled a report of the eight-month long inquiry into the City of Canning's elected council, concluding there were systematic failures by the council.
Felicity-ann Lewis has been elected as the new President of the Australian Local Government Association (ALGA) following the conclusion of its Annual General Meeting in Hobart earlier this week.
Hundreds of local government representatives have descended on Hobart for the start of the 2012 National Local Roads and Transport Congress, hosted by the Australian Local Government Association (ALGA).
The South Australian Local Government Association (SALGA) has released a new report into the likely impact of climate change on local government infrastructure.
The Queensland Government has passed what it calls ‘the biggest reform of Local Government in a generation’, saying it will fundamentally change the way Local Government do business.
The Queensland Government and Gold Coast Council have announced they are planning to call for Expressions of Interest (EOI) to develop an international cruise ship terminal and associated development on the Gold Coast.
The Victorian Government has announced it is calling for Expressions of Interest (EOIS) in delivering Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) and Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) technologies to expand access to natural gas throughout the state.
The Western Australian Government has released the Stage 3 Local Government Accounting Manual to assist local government finance professionals with the preparation for financial reports.
The Western Australian Local Government Association (WALGA) has bemoaned the lost opportunities to pass key legislation as the Parliament enters its last sitting week for the year.