Archived News for Professionals in Local Government - December, 2014
The Australian Local Government Association is rallying councils nationwide to provide input on the Commonwealth Government's White Paper on the Reform of the Federation.
The Industry Minister says he wants to save households’ some money by making Australia into a cheap energy capital, hoping that smart meters will make it happen.
Far west New South Wales councils the State Government is slow, disconnected and sometimes ineffective in dealing with the needs of those outside big population centres.
Councils across New South Wales will be rewarded for their forward-thinking agendas, with Building Resilience to Climate Change Grants totalling $432,500 handed out to worthy projects.
The WA Local Government Association says it is glad to see several of its suggestions included in the early stages of a state-wide waste management review, but wants to make sure councils are kept in the loop and not just paid lip service.