Standing against gendered violence
Moira Shire in Victoria is illuminating iconic landmarks throughout the shire with the colour orange to take a stand against gender-based violence.
Adelaide to become 10 Gigabit city
The City of Adelaide is moving ahead with plans to create a ‘Ten Gigabit Network’, which aims to position the South Australian capital as a digital world leader and attract increased investment.
Perth councils divided over Roe 8 project
Councils across metropolitan Perth are polarised over the announcement that Labor would not support the controversial Roe 8 development if elected in the forthcoming State election.
Students protect migratory shore birds
The NSW City of Canada Bay Mayor Helen McCaffrey has commended the efforts of Abbotsford Public School students who have provided the artwork for a series of environmental awareness signs as part of the Dog Saves Bird campaign.
Emergency housing a welcome early Christmas gift
Isaac and the Central Highlands Regional Councils have announced a timely joint commitment to advocate for better affordable housing followed closely by the news that 31 houses in the area will be donated to the Salvation Army by rail freight operator Aurizon.
Smart and smarter
Australian cities and regions – such as the Hunter in New South Wales – are becoming part of a global push to become technologically smarter.
New Evocities chair and spokesperson
The Mayor of AlburyCity has been announced as the new chair of Evocities, a campaign encouraging metropolitan residents to move to one of seven regional cities in New South Wales.
Tidy towns in the Territory
West Arnhem Regional Council (WARC) has once again been recognised as a leader in environmental sustainability at the 2016 Territory Tidy Towns Awards ceremony.
Regional collaboration drives tourism
Not-for-profit organisation Avon Tourism is seeking to build a competitive tourism industry for the seven shires within the Avon Valley region in Western Australia.