Students across the country have gone on strike and held protests over the lack of political action to address climate change.

The Glamorgan Spring Bay Council has back a controversial tourism development.

Councils across Victoria have joined a global campaign to eliminate gender-based violence.

A former NSW police minister, now a councillor, has been caught with meth at a Queensland casino.

Sydney residents can now pay for their train rides by tapping on with a credit or debit card.

Reports say charities may suffer under a bid to close a ‘rates exemption loophole’ in WA.

A review has found climate change lawsuits against governments have had more success than those against fossil fuel companies.

Western Australia has lifted most of its fracking ban.

The Gold Coast has signed its first contract for a City-owned broadband network.

The local government lobby ALGA has unanimously re-elected Mayor David O'Loughlin as its president at its annual general meeting in Alice Springs.

New analysis says $30 billion of community assets are in poor condition and require “significant renewal.”

Local governments are less than impressed with the NSW Government’s announcement of a new council meeting code.

There is a large number of “very serious” matters with the operations and affairs at the City of Perth, according to a new probe.

The NSW Government says it will audit credit card use at local councils across the state.

The WA Local Government Association has launched a statewide road safety campaign.

The Federal Government has put up $500 million to “turbocharge” the construction of new dams and irrigation projects.

Japanese gas giant Inpex will pay Darwin's Larrakia people $24 million over the 40-year lifespan of the Ichthys LNG project.

A new project will help Brisbane residents with hayfever and seasonal asthma keep a check on levels of grass pollen in the air.

NSW councils have welcomed new funding to help divert disposable coffee cups from landfill.

Groote Eylandt has signed a multi-million-dollar deal for local control over services.

The number of female mayors in South Australia has more than doubled in recent years.

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