Focus On... Financial Sustainability & Asset Management

  • New bridge is officially opened
    Premier of Tasmania Lara Giddings officially opened the George Town Council’s ‘Egg Island Creek Bridge’ at Hillwood on Thursday the 2nd May.
  • Fly-in, fly-out motion gains backing
    In a significant national win, Isaac Regional Council delegates in Canberra have seen their motion concerning responsible FIFO work practices unanimously endorsed by the National General Assembly in June.
  • Future Directions
    From Abena Attrams – Manager Asset Management, City of Stirling
  • Protecting koala’s homes
    Lismore City Council’s Comprehensive Koala Plan of Management for South-east Lismore has been approved after 18 years in the making.
  • Asset management plans*
    Assetic is an Australian company providing asset investment and management products, implementation, training, support and maintenance services to Local Government and other major organisations.
  • Clean agri-processing industry for Etheridge
    Etheridge Shire Council is poised to get a $2 billion investment boost through the establishment of a world class integrated agri-processing precinct in the district.
  • Auburn pioneers video conferencing
    Auburn City Council is pioneering the use of the National Broadband Network (NBN) to extend the customer service experience through video conferencing and video bookings.
  • Another award for GIS professional
    Business Systems Analyst – GIS at the City of Busselton, James Spath, continues to shine in the field of Geographic Information Systems (GIS), so much so that he has been awarded the National Award of Professional of the Year by the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute (SSSI).
  • Citizen’s Panel introduced
    Willoughby City Council has formed a Citizen’s Panel to assist in the long term planning of asset expenditure.
  • Port’s new mapping technology platform
    The operators of the world’s largest bulk commodity port have used advanced Geographic Information System (GIS) technology to develop an intelligent multi-layered mapping platform that provides a crystal-clear view of Port Hedland’s existing and future infrastructure.
  • PolyCom Stabilising Aid welcomes Maurice Serruto as new Technical Manager*
    With growing interest amongst local and state government engineers in PolyCom Stabilising Aid for use in road construction and maintenance projects, Maurice Serruto has recently been appointed Technical Manager for the PolyCom network of distributors and agents.
  • Funds for affordable housing
    Tweed Shire Council has welcomed more than $8 million in funding announced by the Australian Government to deliver affordable housing for Murwillumbah.
  • Road corridor management today*
    For Local Government, the road corridor is the most demanding maintenance environment. Inspection schedules, ‘make safe’ requirements, levels of service, risk management and auditable processes are only some of the daily issues impacting on Asset and Works Managers.
  • Report recognises strategic planning
    Bega Valley Shire Council has welcomed a NSW Treasury Corporation report indicating its sound financial performance.
  • Innovation rewarded at CIVENEX
    Sydney International Dragway welcomed yet another successful CIVENEX in May with fine weather across both days.
  • Council launches on-line mapping service
    Cardinia Shire Council has launched a new online mapping service that gives residents access to a wealth of information about their community – without having to leave home.
  • 2013 National General Assembly of Local Government
    What the politicians had to say
    The Hon Anthony Albanese MP - The then Minister for Regional Development and Local Government, Infrastructure and Transport
  • 2013 National General Assembly of Local Government
    What the politicians had to say
    Senator Christine Milne - Australian Greens Leader
  • 2013 National General Assembly of Local Government
    What the politicians had to say
    Senator Barnaby Joyce - Shadow Minister for Local Government
  • Support for women and constitutional recognition
    Kathy Bensted President of the Australian Local Government Women’s Association (ALGWA) hosted the ALGWA National Annual Networking Breakfast, held on Monday the 17th of June in conjunction with the Australian Local Government Association (ALGA) National General Assembly.