ICAC all clear for Ballina on tower
The Independent Crime Against Corruption (ICAC) has told Ballina Shire Council that they will be taking no further action in respect to Council's management of the recently erected Optus tower in Basalt Court, Lennox Head.
World Town Planning Day at Busselton
World Town Planning Day celebrates and acknowledges the contribution of planners to highlight the importance of town planning in shaping communities and lifestyles both now and into the future.
Track team – tracks and trails
Kingborough, located just south of Hobart, contains some of the most breathtaking country and sea walks in Tasmania. Residents' and visitors' enjoyment of these beautiful areas has been greatly improved with the work of the tracks team from Kingborough Council who have just published the third printing of their acclaimed booklet on the trails of the municipality.
Bid for wireless CCTV
A wireless CCTV camera network may be introduced across Victoria's western region if a funding application through the State Government's 'Public Safety Infrastructure Fund' is successful.
Recycling initiatives for Rockhampton region schools
Primary and secondary schools throughout the Rockhampton Region will have the opportunity to significantly reduce recycling service charges by signing up and actively participating in the Central Queensland Local Government Association's (CQLGA) EarthSmart Schools Program.
Sixty-eight ways to participate
The South Australian Local Government Association has invited its member councils to participate in 68 projects as part of the LGA's multi-million dollar two year Local Excellence program along with a range of external partners.
Survey of Social Media in LG
Facebook, Twitter and Linked In are more than computer buzzwords, they are becoming part of a new way to communicate.
The future is green cities*
As national and state governments struggle with major sustainability issues, local governments can take practical action now – and green buildings are one way that councils can make a difference to the environment, the health and wellbeing of their communities, and their council coffers too.
How green is my Moonee Valley?
Moonee Valley City Council's award winning green shopping system has saved Council an estimated $30,000 a year and saved the environment from 400 tonnes of greenhouse gases a year in a single purchase.
Barossa bike path bonanza
Visitors to the Barossa and Gawler regions will soon have the joy of riding, jogging or walking between Tanunda and Gawler, and the intermediate areas of Rowland Flat, Lyndoch and Gawler East, following receipt of a large Federal Government grant by the Barossa Council to construct a 27 kilometre long shared bicycle and walking path.
Local Government Management Solutions*
Local Government Management Solutions works with a large number of councils across NSW to provide them with expertise in Executive Recruitment and HR Management.
Townsville City Council enhances customer service
Citizens and customers of Townsville City Council will soon enjoy better quality and quicker response times to their questions through a deal signed this week between Townsville and IMC Communications to implement livepro®, a cloud-based knowledge management solution.