Archived News for Professionals in Local Government - February, 2014
Government and economic leaders from WA, Queensland and the Northern Territory have gathered to make plans for a new age of agriculture in the northern half of Australia.
The Northern Territory Government is considering a move to independent public schools at some sites, seeking the same benefits as Queensland and Western Australia have claimed.
A surprising allegiance has continued between environmentalists, the Federal Government and Coca-Cola, which is aimed at reducing cane farm chemical run-off into the Great Barrier Reef.
A stoush is unfolding in South Australia, where the Opposition has called on the State Government to explain why it has not secured around $100 million for farmers.
The Health Minister may soon end months of speculation over the future of Medicare, but it looks like the changes will not be to everyone’s liking.