Archived News for Professionals in Local Government - March, 2014
As many lament the decline of respect and values among today’s youth, a recent study has shown the effects that older generations’ habits can have on young people’s perspective.
South Australian Liberals say a public sector shake-up is on the way if they win the upcoming election, while the state’s Local Government Association speaks out about potential policy changes.
The Queensland Government has released a discussion paper for changes to mining notification requirements, which have already been met with some controversy.
The Spirit of the Outback will once again glide across the scenic and remote western Queensland region, after floodwaters stopped one of the country’s favourite services.
After more than month of constant haze, fumes, smoke and flames; the long-burning fire at the Hazelwood open cut mine is now under control, leaving authorities to try to tackle the health risks it has created.
The chief minister of the Northern Territory has put out the call for private investment in a range of sectors, saying there is untold economic potential for those adventurous enough to try.
The new Mayor of Geelong has been making himself known if nothing else, and will now take his personal brand of leadership to the international stage for the World Mayor competition.