The Queensland Government has continued funding a vital service for women in rural and remote regions.

Police and local shopkeepers have banded together to cut truancy rates in New South Wales.

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.

A councillor who has served for nearly twenty years says he has fought too long clearing debt to see the city just borrow even more.

A blackout covering the whole city of Darwin yesterday has raised concerns for the Northern Territory’s power system.

A forum this week has warned communities and local governments not to waste their waste.

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 Community and Public Sector Union has released a special guide for members wanting to know more about the claim for improved pay and conditions.

State and federal coffers have been cracked open to pull out $24.5 million for outback roads.

The Queensland Government has released a discussion paper for changes to mining notification requirements, which have already been met with some controversy.

The people of Broken Hill are pleased by the city’s increased water prices, which will allow many to properly tend their gardens once more. 

New South Wales Primary Industries is looking to move forward on a $180 million land and water buying scheme.

Funding to fix the worst of the Northern Territory’s roads will be spent as soon as possible.

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 Victorian Education minister has defended the state of regional tertiary education, which has been described as the backbone of rural centres.

Appeals have been launched against a landmark Federal Court ruling in favour of NSW local councils.

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.

Local governments have welcomed moves by the Prime Minister to create new opportunities in the northern half of Australia.

The Federal Government is looking to fund better ways of using Murray-Darling water.

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