A blockchain program created for Queensland councils has won an industry award.

Local governments are allowing ratepayer money to be used to fund defamation action against members of the public.

Townsville Mayor Jenny Hill has criticised charities that help homeless people in public parks.

Ken Wyatt has supported some reduction in anti-alcohol polices in the Northern Territory.

The average amount of lead in the blood of Port Pirie children is up 45 per cent this year.

Official figures show animals other than sharks made up 94 per cent of the marine life caught by shark nets in NSW.

Unions are calling for more training after seven staff members at Canberra's youth justice centre were taken to hospital.

Environment Minister Sussan Ley is being sued after she rejected a heritage protection bid in favour of a Chinese coal project.

An international review has found Australian regions with coal-fired power stations are among hot spots for sulphur dioxide pollution.

A new report finds the proportion of Indigenous Australians in prison has doubled in thirty years.

A Victorian council has mysteriously used the ABN of a Queensland council on its parking tickets.

Adelaide has warned councils must budget for climate change and associated insurance risks.

Darwin council has promised not to use facial recognition technology on its new CCTV cameras.

A Melbourne council’s meat-free Monday policy has angered local farmers.

Waste management giant Cleanaway may buy out the collapsing recycler SKM.

Victoria’s Wellington Shire is giving farmers pre-loaded $700 debit cards to boost local economies.

Fish continue to die in the rapidly dwindling lower Darling River.

NSW Nationals leader John Barilaro says ‘green tape’ is hindering water security.

The South Australian government is lifting its moratorium on growing GM food crops.

Water tanks are being built in Stanthorpe as local dams run dry.

A council slammed for knocking over headstones at its own cemetery has admitted it did not follow its own guidelines.

Archived News

RSS More »