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Strain the drains
Maribyrnong City Council has joined with five other Victorian Councils, to participate in the ‘Let’s Strain the Drains’ project supported by the Victorian State Government.
Sections of the urban landscape of City of Onkaparinga, South Australia, are flourishing after the installation of a stormwater reuse system for tree irrigation.
Recycled plastic is headed for China
A 35-tonne shipment of recycled plastics, destined for China, is another feather in the cap for the distinctive recycling program of Armidale, New South Wales.
Report reveals clear audit for councils
An independent report into Local Government financial reporting processes in Western Australia, has found sound financial operations across 95 percent of the sector respondents.
Aerodromes given wings
The aviation industry on the Queensland Southern Downs is set to soar after the Southern Downs Regional Council recently endorsed recommendations from the Southern Downs Aerodromes Industrial Development Projects Reports.
Lights go on in remote community
The community of Ngukurr has benefited from an oval lighting upgrade, thanks to a collaboration between Roper Gulf Regional Council and the Northern Territory Government Department of Tourism, Sport and Culture.
Storytime goes digital
Storytime at Noosaville and Cooroy Libraries, Queensland, has gone digital in an effort to ensure children don’t miss out during the COVID-19 closures.
Purple-lidded glass bins arrive
Moyne Shire Council, Victoria, has partnered with local community groups to deliver the new purple- lidded glass only bins.
Old tennis courts come down
City of Busselton, Western Australia, began demolition of the original courts at the old Busselton Tennis Club in March, closing the door on a past age.
Supporting bees in greenspaces
In a move to support the bee population following the devastating New South Wales bushfire season beehives may soon be a feature of selected Council-managed greenspaces around City of Wollongong.
Outdoor furniture built for today’s community*
Furphy Foundry has expanded its array of outdoor furniture with the introduction of the new 100 percent Australian made Flinders Rage, built using a robust design for high use environments.