As China’s building boom slows, many are looking at mounds of local government debt for answers.

The Local Government Association of South Australia has entered a stoush over rates rises with the State Government.

The Australian Government has announced new Chair and Deputy Chair appointments to Regional Development Australia (RDA) committees nationwide.

An investigation has been launched into controversial decisions made at a Sydney council’s extraordinary meeting this week.

The Local Government Association of Queensland has put out a list of demands ahead of the Queensland election, and even received responses from the major parties.

New South Wales councils can apply to set their rates above the state’s peg – a peg that the peak body for councils says it wants abolished.

Around 1,900 irrigators should be benefiting from the $120 million Sunraysia Modernisation Project (SMP), according to Environment Minister Greg Hunt.

Australia’s top national science agencies say looming climate change will hit the nation hard, and the chance to do anything about it is slipping away.

Amalgamation is on the agenda for a new South Australian coalition, led by the state's Property Council of Australia.

The Barngarla people have been granted a native title claim that covers about two thirds of South Australia's Eyre Peninsula.

Council rates in Victoria will be capped from mid-2016, in a move that will force councils to justify any increases above the rate of inflation.

There are fears that a NSW Government move to close several medical warehouses will leave regional surgeons short of supplies.

Over $16 million will be spent in New South Wales on projects to deal with flood risks throughout the state.

A new study will check for lead contamination in household plumbing systems in New South Wales.

A Melbourne school has won a global award for its broad range of renewable energy measures.

New South Wales Liberal MP Garry Edwards has been expelled from the party, following allegations of corruption.

A new study may shed some light on why when politicians talk – those listening often tune out.

New South Wales councils are set to save millions in recycling costs while fighting back against environmental harm, with the introduction of a state-wide container recycling scheme.

The window is open for changes, as the NT Government starts its review of the Local Government Act.

Security arrangements have come under fire after a public servant was bitten and mugged at a government office in Victoria.

The authorities have stepped in on water concerns in New South Wales, in an issue that has become a hot political topic.

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