Townsville currently has no dengue fever outbreaks - for the first time in 15 years.

Prime Minister Tony Abbott has been accused of not doing his homework before plugging federal education policies during his trip to far north Queensland.

Despite being inundated with negative and abusive feedback, the Adelaide City Council will install a rainbow walk to celebrate the city’s gay and lesbian community.

Over 150 asylum seekers are challenging the legality of the Federal Government’s offshore processing policy.

Queensland’s Ipswich City Council says it will oppose future coal mines and coal seam gas exploration in the region.

The Victorian Government is introducing new laws to root out ‘bad apples’ among local government councillors.

The Supreme Court of Victoria will not force the Melbourne City Council to crack down on a decades-old protest in which members of religious groups harass and intimidate women as they enter an abortion clinic.

New Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) data reveals women are dramatically underrepresented in leadership positions across business and public life, despite high levels of education.

The ACT Government has announced Canberra will run entirely on renewable energy by 2025.

Despite a storm surging around its approval, proponents of Adani’s Carmichael coal mine are doing everything they can to ensure it goes ahead.

The Federal Government has launched a survey to gauge the experiences of LGBTI sportspeople.

New South Wales’ local government sector is outraged at alleged Baird Government plans to unilaterally sack NSW Councils and replace them with administrators.

The Western Sydney councillor who made headlines nationwide after shutting down a suburban street for a lavish wedding party has been fined a whopping $220.

Age Discrimination Commissioner Susan Ryan says more flexible work arrangements could help retain older workers in the public service.

A new survey suggests public satisfaction in the performance of Queensland councils is on the rise.

Victoria’s Local Government Minister has outlined the State Government's plans for local government reform.

The Federal Government is continuing its push to change environmental approval laws so that activists and environmentalists cannot hinder mining projects.

A legal expert says pub and club lockout laws might not be the reason alcohol-fuelled violence is down in some cities, despite claims of their success.

The roll-out of NBN’s rural high speed satellite services will begin on 1 October 2015, the federal government says.

The Baird government is looking to accelerate council amalgamations, and could force them through before the September 2016 council elections.

Community volunteers are being sought to join Regional Development Australia (RDA) Boards in South Australia.

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