The ACT Government wants to remove the cap on donations to political parties, just weeks after dodgy developer donations were revealed.

A new report will help planners manage the impact of sea level rise, as local government pick up the slack of climate change inaction.

The Governance Institute of Australia (GIA) has put out a new guide to help people navigate the nation's public sector on state and federal levels.

Byron Bay residents could form Australia’s first community-owned, not-for-profit, clean energy generator and retailer.

Australia residents who spot cybercrimes in progress now have an avenue to report it.

The Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet is working on a massive open online course (MOOC) to train public servants how to calculate the financial impact of new regulation.

New stats show council rates in outback WA have risen by over twice the rate of the consumer price index (CPI) this year.

Two billion pixels have come together to form the most comprehensive three-dimensional view of Australia ever.

There is very little support for the Queensland Government’s plan to deregulate water for mining companies.

Dry times have brought water restrictions to what was Australia’s wettest town.

Geoscience Australia has been recognised for its incredible work to strengthen community disaster resilience through advanced mapping and warning projects.

Protesters have rallied against potential changes to Queensland planning laws that they believe would fill their neighbourhoods with high-rises.

Aboriginal leaders in the Northern Territory want more say in the running of schemes to help their communities, as a new report shows gaps between Indigenous people and other Australians continue to increase.

The Australian Local Government Association (ALGA) has renewed its ongoing call for better financial and policy support from federal, state and territory governments to keep local roads running.

Tension between Liberal and National sets in the WA LNP appear to be mending, with a deal on the way to allow more sway for councils.

The Victorian Local Governance Association (VLGA) has made its submission to the nationwide competition review, demanding a greater say on the rules it will be asked to enforce.

A former NSW Labor minister has been ordered to appear in court over allegations of dodgy mining deals.

Three Melbourne councils have joined forces to sidestep state and federal energy policies, buying power directly from renewable providers.

The story of a beached whale, an expensive clean-up and an angry council has taken a bizarre turn.

The West Australian Government has unveiled plans to close more than 100 remote (primarily Indigenous) communities and move the residents to better-serviced areas.

The tarmac is heating up at Australia's newest public airport, with flights from the Brisbane West Wellcamp Airport near Toowomba now departing.

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