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

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

Former Ipswich mayor Andrew Antoniolli has given evidence in his fraud trial.

Darwin residents have been hit with a three per cent rate rise.

WaterNSW has called for a curb on mining for two big coal mines in Sydney's catchment.

A new study suggests prison sentences do not significantly reduce rates of future violent crime.

The Queensland government is seeking a further review of Adani’s groundwater plans.

A dedicated electoral roll has opened for Aboriginal Victorians to help guide future treaty negotiations.

An underground coal gasification (UCG) plant is bidding for a contract previously held by a renewable energy project.

A new robot is monitoring environmental water quality in Queensland.

Advocates want WA councils to increase their economic growth.

NSW councils are upset at having to help fund workers’ compensation.

A former Ipswich mayor has been accused of dishonestly using ratepayer funds ...

A new report warns climate change is a major threat to Australia’s financial stability, and poses substantial systemic economic risks.

Sydney could be just a few weeks away from water restrictions.

The Bureau of Meteorology is working to revolutionise weather forecasting in WA.

The Queensland Government has rejected Adani’s plan to protect an endangered bird.

A former Nationals MP has called on the party to push for a royal commission into water management.

Residents of Palm Island off North Queensland have been told not to drink their tap water.

Research suggests drug detection dogs increase the risk of unsafe drug practices.

Logan City Council is being sacked after eight councillors were charged by the Crime and Corruption Commission.

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