One-stop shop to manage City projects
Consistently meeting timelines and budgets can be elusive when delivering multiple multi-million-dollar community infrastructure projects each year but the use of a customised project management framework (PMF) is giving the City of Gosnells, Western Australia, clear results.
Digital payroll brings efficiencies
The Town of East Fremantle, Western Australia, has furthered its reputation as an early adopter of technology and innovation by being one of Perth’s first councils to deploy an entirely digital payroll system.
Beautification begins with Town Square
Logan City Council, Queensland, has begun the beautification of Beenleigh with a raft of community-inspired projects and a specific focus on public safety with new CCTV cameras set to be installed.
Library lovers just swipe right
Wollongong City Libraries, New South Wales, started a long-distance relationship with members on Library Lovers Day, Sunday 14 February.
One-stop-shop for grant funding
City of Newcastle, New South Wales, is making it easier for the community to access more than 1000 grant funding opportunities through a new online service, Newcastle Grant Finder.
Cashless parking trialled
Brisbane City Council announced the end to cash payments at 960 parking meters which operate 7500 parking spaces around Auchenflower, Buranda, Bowen Hills, Fortitude Valley, Kelvin Grove, Milton, Newstead, South Brisbane, West End and Woolloongabba.
Ready to go after dark at the library
Glenelg Shire Council, Victoria, is increasing the evening entertainment options with a series of late-night events and activities at the Portland Library.
Savings stack up
Trees consumed and CO2 produced by paper production has been drastically reduced with the City of Greater Geraldton, Western Australia, implementing a swath of changes to its printer fleet.
In this era of ever changing and persistent cyber threats, the City of Cockburn, Western Australia, is about half way towards achieving international certification for ISO 27001.
CCTV boosts town security
Shire of Esperance, Western Australia, is boosting security with investments in CCTV within the Esperance township central business district (CBD).
New mobile library has hit the road
A brand new, more versatile, Mobile Library packed with more than 2500 items hit the roads of Noosa Shire, Queensland, just before Christmas.
Youngsters.co supports seniors’ learning
Seniors across the Coffs Coast, New South Wales, who need help with their technology have the chance to learn new skills at Coffs Harbour Library branches with the help of local youngsters.
Training makes working from home safer
City of South Perth, Western Australia, takes cybersecurity seriously and understands that our increasingly digital way of living and working creates new risks.
Remote communities online
Central Desert Regional Council, Northern Territory, is working hard to improve conditions in the remote communities of Nyirripi, Engawala and Laramba.
Upcoming collection of unwanted agvet chemicals*
Agsafe’s product stewardship programs, drumMUSTER and ChemClear, provide farmers with a reliable pathway for the safe disposal of empty agvet containers as well as any unused or obsolete agvet chemicals.
Library transition benefits
Plans are now well advanced for the transition of the Colac Otway Shire (COS), Victoria, libraries to the Geelong Regional Library Corporation (GRLC), and residents are set to reap the benefits of an expanded library service.