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.
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*
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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.
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.
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.
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.