Queensland councils want action on invasive plants.

The City of Karratha is using up to $35 million of ratepayer funds to boost local housing stock.

The Nationals leader has defended his defiance of a Senate order over regional grants scheme, despite initial advice.

A Queensland mayor has been stood down after being charged with two counts of misconduct in public office.

New funding will see Victorian police armed with 300 high-powered rifles to help combat terrorist attacks in regional areas.

One of Australia historic industrial centres has pledged to be carbon neutral by 2050.

A peak welfare group has found power and water is too costly for some in NT.

Some state are refusing to help the Commonwealth review their water-sharing.

Queensland’s corruption watchdog will not pursue charges against Gold Coast council officials.

Councils are calling on the NSW Government to release details on over 400 high-risk buildings with dangerously flammable cladding.

Indigenous groups have warned the NSW Government against scrapping the Murray Darling Basin Plan.

There is concern about a possible plan to move the murder trial of an NT police officer from Alice Springs to Darwin.

Sydney is now on level 2 water restrictions as New South Wales continues to struggle through severe fire and drought devastation.

Recycled material has been dumped in landfill in the weeks since a fire destroyed one of the Western Australia’s biggest recycling facilities.

Former Victoria Police chief Simon Overland has been sacked as chief executive of Melbourne’s Whittlesea Council.

Almost 70 per cent of Queensland is now officially in drought, with eight new declarations this week.

Sydney's air quality index (AQI) hit 11 times hazardous levels this week.

There are calls for chemical analysis of airborne pollution in the Queensland mining town of Moranbah.

The Federal Government cannot find funding for the only peak body representing Indigenous survivors of domestic violence.

Victorian councils have been asked to take more action on gender equality.

The local government industry award is up for review.

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