Luke’s Place Playground has new braille sign
Wollongong City Council, New South Wales, has installed a new braille sign to help children and carers who are blind or have low vision enjoy the playground at Luke’s Place, Corrimal.
Body cameras ensure security*
Body worn cameras are the perfect solution for security personnel, local councils, law enforcement and other organisations where video evidence is highly beneficial.
Making friends with Facebook
City of Newcastle, New South Wales, is working towards becoming the leading source of social engagement and digital community information through effective use of its social media tools beginning with its corporate Facebook page.
East coast’s fastest data cable reaches shore
Queensland’s first direct international data and telecommunications connection to global markets is on track for mid-2020, with the undersea fibre optic cable reaching Sunshine Coast shores in January.
Kids Club kicks off
Burdekin Shire Council, Queensland, has introduced a brand-new initiative this month, with the launch of Kids Club.
Gold rating for new-look website
Logan City Council, Queensland, has been awarded a gold standard for its plain language content (easy to read and understand) on its new look website.
Investing in people bears fruit
Narrabri Shire Council, New South Wales, is addressing their chronic skills shortage issues by growing their own qualifi ed staff.
Building leadership capability
Rockhampton Regional Council, Queensland, is harnessing the skills of its diverse and experienced leadership team to build the capabilities of current and emerging leaders within the organisation.
Smarter city promotes social cohesion
Maribyrnong City Council in partnership with Victoria University is getting ready for a smarter, more digitally-engaged Footscray with the roll out of a host of new smart technologies.
Connected Community App
Town of Gawler Council, South Australia, has launched an app that will improve economic development in the wider region and the liveability of Gawler overall.
After school grooving inspiring music-makers
City of Mount Gambier, South Australia, has a new after school program allowing young people to create their own music using newly acquired technology called ‘Groovebox Novation Circuits’.
Smart sensors make safer beaches
In a world-first, cutting-edge technology and smart infrastructure is being deployed this month at four beaches across Lake Macquarie and Sydney’s Northern Beaches.
Youth Hub fills the gap
Alice Springs Town Council has announced a pilot youth initiative designed to provide a positive and educational space for young people – the new Library Youth Hub.
Library wins prestigious award
The Portland Library redevelopment has earned the Glenelg Shire Council, Victoria, the ‘Community Assets and Infrastructure Initiative’ ($2 million and under) category of the 2020 LGPro Awards for Excellence.
Solar lights installed at visitor centre
The Shire of Broome, Western Australia, has reiterated its commitment to environmentally-friendly solutions with the rollout of solar lights in the Broome Visitor Centre carpark.