Clean Ocean Cuppas
An inaugural waste education campaign prevented at least 3.3 tonnes of rubbish from entering the coastal environment of the City of Cockburn, Western Australia, this summer – equal to the weight of 11 bottlenose dolphins.
Border control tech pioneered
Goondiwindi Regional Council is trialling a new Bluetooth phone technology system in partnership with the Queensland Police Service (QPS) that allows approved residents to cross closed roads on the Queensland/New South Wales border.
A business qualification will allow Danielle to chase her dream*
Danielle McAuliffe worked all over the world with her undergraduate qualification in occupational therapy, before deciding that she needed additional skills in business and leadership to pursue her long-term goal of opening a practice together with her sisters.
Bridging the digital divide
The Great South Coast Group has welcomed the Victorian Government’s investment into digital hubs across the region.
Working from home during COVID-19
City of Armadale, Western Australia, expedited the rollout of the Microsoft Office365 suite of products within two weeks due to the increased urgency of staff being required to work from home.
Vaccination program success
Thinking outside the box has become a daily occurrence for councils rising to the challenge of continuing to provide community and staff services amidst the COVID-19 pandemic - and Coffs Harbour City Council, New South Wales, was a prime example with the delivery of its annual flu vaccinations.
A battle plan to create jobs
Councils across Queensland have devised a job-creating COVID-19 battle plan to create thousands of jobs and protect local communities from the Cape to the Coast amid the evolving public health crisis.
Tackling the ICT integration challenge
Tackling a solution to get Information Technology (IT) systems talking to one another is an issue that is common for councils and IT teams across New South Wales.
Connecting community through kindness
With a community in isolation and many people experiencing personal and financial difficulty during the Coronavirus pandemic, the City of Gosnells, Western Australia, decided to take a unique approach to the delivery of its popular programs and events.
Free arts dinners home delivered
Scenic Rim Regional Council’s popular Arts Dinners are now being home delivered, with a series of free monthly online events commencing on Tuesday 28 April.
Global pandemic shapes internal communications
As working from home becomes the new normal to help stop the spread of COVID-19, Wagga Wagga City Council, New South Wales, has adapted to circumstances making changes to how it communicates with staff.
Food drive helps hundreds
Hundreds of vulnerable people living in the City of Swan, Western Australia (WA), will be given food and essential items thanks to a new community partnership.
Phone a friend in time of need
As the smallest municipality in metropolitan Sydney, the Hunters Hill local government area is home to a tight-knit community, with links that have offered an opportunity to strengthen ties in dealing with the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.
New challenges inspire new ways
New ways of delivering customer service are ensuring Frankston City Council, Victoria, is supporting residents impacted by COVID-19.
Recycling programs save
Advances at the award-winning Greater Toowoomba Waste Management Facility, Queensland, have given residents and businesses more opportunities to recycle household electrical and electronic items, plus bulky polystyrene packaging.