Local Government NSW has a new president.

Victoria has put up a draft copy of its new Local Government bill.

WA councils say they want to work with the State Government to help repair the state budget without suffering too much.

The NT Government’s fracking inquiry has handed down a preliminary report that includes a call to protect groundwater resources.

The WA Government has announced $64 million worth of education spending cuts.

PM&C chief Martin Parkinson wants public service leaders to hold a national survey of Australian views of government service delivery.

The University of Melbourne is using a large grant to support Indigenous students on their journey from high school to the workplace.

The Defence Department is continuing to respond to PFAS contamination near old RAAF bases.

Adani has secured a mine access deal with traditional owners.

A new survey suggests three-quarters of residents and ratepayers believe councils should be in charge ...

Perth Lord Mayor Lisa Scaffidi will face more sessions early next year to determine a revised penalty ...

A new report looks at how Queensland councils have responded to new opportunities presented by the shift to a digital economy.

Fraser Coast mayor Chris Loft has been given seven days to show why he should not be suspended.

The Federal Government has finally announced blood tests will be offered to Katherine residents affected by toxic firefighting foam.

Western Australia’s water utilities are charging more for water than it costs them to provide.

Adelaide City Council has been fined $90,000 environmental breaches described as “deliberate” and “unacceptable”.

The NSW Nationals want to use money from asset sales to build a new coal-fired power station.

Tasmania’s Board of Inquiry has reported on what it calls the “unethical” leadership of the Glenorchy City Council.

NSW’s Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) has changed the methodology used to set the annual rate cap.

Leases have been signed at what could be the site of Australia's first commercial space centre.

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