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- Budget success
The South East Queensland Mayors (SEQ) has campaigned successfully for a fair chunk of infrastructure funding for their region.
- Management champions
LG Professionals Australia has announced the regional winners of the Australasian Management Challenge.
- Extracting the greatest value from existing unsealed roads with field-proven PolyCom*
Reducing costs with PolyCom Stabilising Aid is the answer to cost-effective and efficient unsealed road management. Specifically formulated to extend the life of the road, PolyCom reduces maintenance requirements by four to six times.
- Local stories told online*
The City of Greater Bendigo, Victoria is encouraging residents and visitors to upload stories about their neighbourhoods to the new ‘My Local Neighbourhood’ feature on Community Compass.
- iFerret providing dramatic transformation for local councils*
The iFerret search and discovery solution developed by iPLATINUM is now installed at 35 councils across Australia and New Zealand and is becoming widely recognised as the defacto standard search facility for local government.
- Career development with local focus, national reach*
Working in the local government sector requires specialist knowledge that needs continuous updating.
- Recycling office waste
Tonnes of waste from previously non-recyclable office fit-outs could soon get a new lease of life thanks to a City of Sydney innovation grant.
- Health check for small businesses
The City of Greater Bendigo in central Victoria has launched a new tool to assist small and micro businesses.
- Service-sharing earns management gong
Greater Shepparton City Council and Strathbogie Shire Council have been recognised for their service sharing efforts.
- Fire prevention progress
Mitchell Shire Council in Victoria has partnered with the Country Fire Authority (CFA) to ensure local fire brigades have access to enough water.
- Give APS savings a call*
APS Savings Ltd is offering these attractive interest rates on fixed term investments:
- All systems go
Cessnock City Council in New South Wales is delivering more efficient customer service thanks to the implementation of a new point of sale (POS) system.
- Exploring NBN benefits
The City of Ryde in Sydney’s north will fund a feasibility study examining the cost of providing faster internet for businesses in Macquarie Park.
- Streamlining workflow
Yass Valley Council in New South Wales is achieving management efficiency with new software.
- Summit success leads to business opportunities
An agricultural summit held recently in the Shire of Augusta Margaret River sparked discussions on collaboration and local issues.
- North Burnett Regional Council chooses a future with MAGIQ*
North Burnett Regional Council in Queensland’s Wide Bay has chosen to implement the MAGIQ Enterprise council management system from MAGIQ Software.
- Superior solutions anytime, anywhere from any device*
- Local tour keeps councillors in the know
Gympie Regional Council in Queensland recognises the importance of keeping its councillors and staff knowledgeable about their expansive local government area.
- Book your team’s training before the EOFY and save*
With the end of the financial year in sight, it is essential to make the most of your training and development budget.
- Logging risks online
Rockhampton Regional Council has introduced technology to efficiently report on safety risks and incidents on-site, without needing paperwork.
- Separating fact from opinion: the key to true transparency*
By Rob Cook, Marketing Manager, TenderLink
- Tracking assets digitally
The City of Burnside in South Australia has developed an innovative geospatial application that assists in monitoring, tracking and maintaining Council assets.
- Trouble accessing development applications on microfilm?*
Finding it difficult to access building information, town planning and development application records due to the complexity of microfilm? If so, DatacomIT has the perfect product for you.
- Adelaide City Welcomes You
Adelaide City Council is undertaking a pilot project with the Australian China Business Council (ACBC) to help city businesses become better prepared for growth in inbound Chinese tourists.
- Future Directions - By Allan Sutherland, Mayor of Moreton Bay Regional Council
- A journey in risk management
The City of Rockingham in Western Australia boasts a robust risk management system, but it wasn’t so easy to introduce.
- New online system for suppliers
Mid-Western Regional Council in New South Wales has launched a new online procurement process, hoping to increase engagement with local businesses.
- Digital teamwork
Liverpool City Council recently implemented an expansive upgrade of its information technology (IT) infrastructure across the organisation, and teamwork has been key to its success.