Computers now ‘future-proof’
Hornsby Shire council has completed a major upgrade of its computer system; potentially saving $100,000 a year in current information technology costs, as well a removing the need for regularly replacing computers.
Five year dredging wait over
After more than 10 years of lobbying by Cook Shire Council and local and regional stakeholders, dredging of the Endeavour River swing basin and leads is expected to be completed by mid-September.
Tender awarded for Dubbo Sewage Treatment Plant
Dubbo City Council has awarded the tender for the upgrade of the Dubbo Sewage Treatment Plant to Cockram Corporation Pty Ltd to the value of $21,596,088 at June’s ordinary meeting of Council.
BPAYOnline services reduce carbon footprint
The City of Gosnells is reducing its carbon footprint and fighting climate change by allowing residents to receive and pay their rates notices online, with the introduction of BPAY View®.
Over half a million dollars in savings each year, a major reduction in paper use and a significant drop in power consumption are among the benefits Gosford City Council has welcomed following its recent printer replacement project.
The Work Shop finds jobs
Sunshine Coast Mayor Mark Jamieson said the council has entered a new chapter in employment opportunities with official launch of The Work Shop training and recruitment center.
Sustainable use of new technologies*
The Federal Government has delivered a tough budget, which means governments and businesses have to be even more innovative to deliver services that meet or exceed customer expectations.
2014 National General Assembly of Local Government Support for 50/50 women in councils The Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Women Senator Michaelia Cash spoke at the annual Australian Local Government Women’s Association (ALGWA) breakfast in Canberra, saying that she supports diversity in local government.
2014 National General Assembly of Local Government E-waste recycling awards for five councils MobileMuster, the not-for-profit recycling program of the Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association, has announced the winners of their 2014 Local Government Recycling Awards.