The Prime Minister is having a tough time finding friends to agree that Aboriginality is a lifestyle choice.

Foster care support workers spend more time “driving desks than visiting children”, the Royal Commission has heard.

The plan to merge Perth councils will finally go away this week.

The West Australian Government wants to crack down on “radical” protests, but has copped serious criticism already.

Fighting against growing risks to farmland, native forests and water supplies will be the focus of the vocal Lock the Gate Alliance ahead of the upcoming NSW election.

A meeting in Lismore this week will discuss ways to stop the fluoridation of the local water supply.

The Minister for Regional Development has rubbished claims about  cuts to the Financial Assistance Grant programme.

One regional shire will save millions by exploiting its local environment in a quest for power.

The Australian Local Government Association (ALGA) is continuing its campaign to restore millions of dollar in funding to the council sector.

The Federal Government has put up more than $860 million for the next round of the Indigenous Advancement Strategy’s (IAS) funding grants.

New figures show visitors to NSW pump $53,000 into the State’s economy every second.

The Victorian Local Governance Association (VLGA) says there is a ‘triple whammy’ on the way for communities.

Western Australian authorities are taking a peek at the state’s ancient underground waterways with the help of a giant magnet.

Federal Government money is set to improve freight productivity through dozens of major bridge upgrades.

Loans and subsidies have been announced that will keep cyclone-affected Queensland businesses moving.

The Australian Government is back on the hunt for sites to build a national radioactive waste dump.

Dust contaminated with metals at levels above state and international benchmarks is falling onto playgrounds in Queensland, and a new study has traced it to the city’s port.

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