An expert city manager from the US has reflected on Adelaide as a ‘smart city’.

Aboriginal leader and Labor senator Pat Dodson says the Community Development Programme (CDP) work-for-the-dole scheme is a “national shame”.

The NSW Government has admitted its modelling was wrong on the fire and emergency services levy (FESL).

The Northern Territory Government could struggle to find the money for a key election commitment on remote Indigenous housing.

The City of Perth’s media gag on councillors is expected to stay in place.

NSW Education Minister Rob Stokes has joined Labor and the Greens in criticising the revised Gonski school funding plan.

Experts have reflected on the climate change risks facing one of Australia’s most popular tourist areas.

Perth is expanding its groundwater replenishing scheme ...

The Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ) helping councils get into drone technology for disaster management.

Ipswich City Council has won the Innovative Management Initiative Award at the Local Government Professionals Australia National Congress.

The Federal Government has conceded that not much is happening with its plans to decentralise the public sector.

The Northern Territory and South Australia are joining forces to bid collectively for new services.

Victoria’s Surf Coast Shire Council has voted to keep a rainbow flag above its offices, after a tense meeting this week.

NSW Nationals leader John Barilaro has given details on the planned Broken Hill pipeline.

CSIRO researchers have identified eight potential dam sites in the Northern Territory's Darwin catchment.

Adani has indefinitely delayed a meeting that was set to decide the future of the Carmichael coal mine.

Plans to expand the cashless welfare card scheme could struggle to pass Parliament.

A new survey hopes to get a picture of the workers who interact with family violence.

The Queensland Government has introduced new fines for developers who demolish heritage buildings.

Local Government NSW wants to repair the perceived damage of former premier Mike Baird’s council amalgamations.

Linda Burney wants the referendum to recognise Indigenous Australians in the Constitution to be “winnable”.

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