Archived News for Professionals in Local Government - September, 2014
Tails of dodgy developers and paper bags stuffed with dirty funds have shaken NSW politics, and a new inquiry seeks to check the foundation of the dubious building approvals.
A community group in New South Wales has opened fire on the state’s water authorities, saying they have shown a shocking lack of transparency around a major wetlands preservation project.
Just days after the Roads to Recovery funds were finally secured, Queensland local governments say the state has plundered another source of infrastructure funds.
Legislation has passed in the Senate to continue funding for the Roads to Recovery scheme to 2019, but it has received a mixed reaction from local government bodies.