WA’s Western Power has cut an $80,000 a year grants program for volunteer firefighters.

A band of Indigenous organisations wants a different royal commission.

Troy Pickard wants local government bodies across the country to keep up pressure on the newly-reformed Federal Government.

The City of Sydney could get its rainbow crossing back.

Sewage has flooded a WA Indigenous community whose future was already “being considered”.

Councils should give up more revenue from TasWater, according to...

Environmentalists have questioned the independence of a key figure in SA’s nuclear waste dump plan.

Disgusting practices at youth detention centres have been revealed.

A new report says the high rate of hospitalisation for treatable conditions in some areas shows Australia’s health system is failing many.

South Australia might lose its title as the state with the most expensive electricity.

Opponents to a new mosque have called a local council “traitors” for approving it.

Tasmania’s Local Government Minister has stern words for warring councillors.

The Darwin council of Palmerston has voted in favour of putting “breastfeeding friendly” stickers and signs up in the local library and other government spaces.

Fish and ecology experts are working to prevent the extinction of the tiny and incredibly rare native rainbowfish.

A $1.7 billion Indigenous housing program has just wrapped up, and could now be repeated.

Experts have claimed that Australian medical professionals need to be better trained to read X-rays.

The hopes of a rural NSW region have been pinned to...

School is back on after a chaotic few weeks in Aurukun.

Local Government NSW has opened scholarships for Aboriginal council employees to learn about asbestos management.

Unemployment is up to 5.8 per cent, though 7,900 jobs have been created.

The Northern Territory Government has received 39 recommendations to improve the protection of sacred sites.

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