The nation’s Parliament has overwhelmingly voted in support of the proposed changes to the Constitution to recognise local government.

The Queensland Government is calling on the community of the Gladstone region to submit their views on two new draft water resource plans (WRPs) being prepared for the Boyne River Basin.

The Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ) and the Australian Centre of Excellence for Local Government have released a new tool to helop the state’s councils gauge the happiness of the state’s citizens.

The South Australian Government has announced it will commit $100 million to fund to improve road safety across the state in this year’s Budget. 

The Victorian Government has signed up to the Inter-Governmental Agreement for the Murray Darling Basin Plan’s implementation and an associated funding agreement.

The Queensland Government has declared Mount Isa City Council drought stricken, taking the total number of drought declared shires to 14.

The Queensland Government has released a new agriculture strategy which will aim to help double the state’s agricultural output by 2040.

Nearly 10,000 people will be going to the polls this week for the local government by-election being held in Ararat.

The Queensland Government and Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ) have announced they are working together on a new program aimed at developing a best practice development approval process.

In what may go down as the most insensitive piece of political word play this year, Queensland Treasurer Tim Nicholls has admitted that his state’s journey back to surplus has been ‘blown off course’ by ex-Tropical Cyclone Oswald.

The Tasmanian Southern Council’s management committee has handed down a set of new schemes for all southern Tasmanian council, which represents a major step in the overhaul of the state’s planning system according to Deputy Premier Bryan Green.

The Federal Government has announced it will convene the 4th Australian Council of Local Government in Canberra on 16 June this year.

The Federal Government has announced applications for $10.4 million of funding to assist local governments and small businesses get online have opened.

The Northern Territory Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has released its new Draft Environmental Guidelines for public comment.

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