The Victorian Local Government Association (VLGA) has assessed the new state budget.

Queensland’s local government association has unleashed on the state government’s proposed legal changes.

The Northern Territory wants measures to support hundreds of prisoners currently falling through the gaps.

After decades of campaigning, a new wild dog fence is being built in WA.

There are calls this week for the Brisbane City Council’s investment arm to be shut down over “substantial” risks to ratepayer money.

Irrigators say a lack of transparency and speculation by big players could add to price increases.

Sydney is about to be on its first water restrictions in almost a decade.

Official figures suggest the first phase of the Victorian Government's rooftop solar rebate program would never have satisfied demand.

The Queensland Premier says Adani’s Carmichael coal mine should be approved within 3 weeks.

A significant new water supply has been discovered in central Australia's Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands.

NSW residents want a water rebate to pay for their dirty laundry.

The ACT parliament has declared a climate emergency.

The Mayor of Rockhampton has called for Adani to be given a “fair go” at opening up the Galilee Basin.

Most of WA’s Kimberly region will soon fall under native title.

NSW councils are preparing to celebrate National Reconciliation Week.

A Melbourne council is adding a separate bin for glass to its regular waste collections.

Australia’s Cocos Islands are littered with an estimated 414 million pieces of plastic debris.

The WA Government has declared two areas in Western Australia's southern grain belt ‘water deficient’.

New subsea cables connecting Singapore-Perth and Perth-Sydney are “about to go live”.

San Francisco's local government has voted to ban facial recognition software.

Big local government lobbies have backed Labor’s funding pledge.

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