The Mid Western Regional Council has left the region's peak lobby group for local government.

The Victorian Local Governance Association (VLGA) today has welcomed a big boost in the state’s budget papers.

Youth homelessness costs national health and justice systems more than $600 million a year.

The Australian Local Government Association (ALGA) has launched an election plan ahead of the upcoming Federal poll.

New South Wales has launched its long-delayed review of the local government rating system.

The 2,000 residents of Norfolk Island say Australia is trying to “re-colonise” their tiny South Pacific home.

Some councils along the New South Wales north coast could soon ban camper vans emblazoned with offensive slogans.

International attention has been drawn to the CSG industry in Queensland on the back of a YouTube video.

Bendigo Council is calling for a drought declaration.

It will cost $93 million to start the cleanup of Clive Palmer's Yabulu nickel refinery, the Queensland Government says.

The Victorian Government’s 2016 budget will include $15 million for Australia's first Pride Centre.

Independent Cairns MP Rob Pyne has apologised to Queensland Parliament over his attack on Deputy Premier Jackie Trad.

Dry times should continue for the rural NSW town of White Cliffs.

Underground coal gasification (UCG) will soon be banned in Queensland.

The Greens have released an 18-point policy plan they say will stamp out tax avoidance by multinationals and raise at least AU$1.69 billion in additional revenue.

Iron ore magnate Gina Rinehart says things are rough in the resources sector, but northern Australia still has incredible development opportunities.

New figures show the value of Australia's natural wealth has nearly doubled.

Public servants at the federal government's only majority-Aboriginal agency have been offered just half the pay rise available to bureaucrats in majority-non-Aboriginal departments.

Coffs Harbour City Council will vote on whether to reduce its renewable energy target (RET) this week.

Geelong will go to the polls in 2017 after the amendments to the Victorian Government’s attempt to sack the entire council.

Fourteen staff members at Victoria’s Wangaratta council have taken voluntary redundancy as the council seeks to cut costs.

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