Rallying to the technology cause
In September, Coffs Harbour hosted the Australian round of the International Automobile Federation (FIA) World Rally Championship, the Coates Hire Rally Australia, for the third year.
City of Casey Believes Good Procurement Relies on More Than Talk, Talk, Talk*
As with most things in life, communication is key. But within council procurement activities, talk is not enough. Risk must be mitigated by ensuring all ‘talk’ is transparent, consistent and retrievable. The tendering process invariably leads to questions from suppliers, and communication glitches can quickly escalate to a council coming under scrutiny - causing expense, delay and distraction.
Good news for Glenbrook lagoon
A seven-year project at Blue Mountains City Council has restored the most polluted waterway in the Blue Mountains into a perfect habitat for aquatic life.
Four tonnes of rubbish removed
Bed frames, mattresses, vertical blinds, hot water systems, tyres and roofing iron were among the items found on Burdekin’s Great Northern Clean Up of the Burdekin River bed.
Energy efficient fit
Roper Gulf Regional Council in the Northern Territory will improve the energy efficiency of its nine regional offices following a grant of just over $500,000 from the Australian Government.
Councils boost productivity on road maintenance*
Council and shire road maintenance crews are cutting the amount of travel time required for road maintenance on their unsealed road networks by using an Australian-made product called PolyCom Stabilising Aid.