Collaboration builds age friendly communities
Six local governments in the Wheatbelt and Great Southern regions of Western Australia have co-operated to deliver an aged housing project spanning six shires and eight town sites.
Greening the city centre
Mackay Regional Council is rolling out an urban greening program as part of its city centre revitalisation project.
Training brains at the library
A brain training program at Gunnedah Shire Council Library was initially aimed at older residents, but has expanded due to high demand.
Improving customer service
Coffs Harbour City Council is seeking to improve its customer service, by gaining direct input from the people it serves.
Art workshops help bridge the gap
As part of this year’s NAIDOC week, world-renowned contemporary Aboriginal artist Lloyd Hornsby Gawura hosted art workshops across Isaac Regional Council.
Cooling down the city
The City of Perth aims to plant approximately 450 new trees annually for the next four years to help cool its streets and public spaces.
From beer to books
Bega Valley Shire Council found a creative solution for a pub that was up for sale.
Wood encouragement policy good for the community and planet*
Local, state and national governments around the world are working hard to find ways to help tackle climate change. Local governments in particular are often leading the way with energy saving and green building. Building with responsibly sourced wood can help meet climate change targets as well as bringing other benefits like increased speed of construction and exceptional thermal insulation properties, meaning buildings consume less energy.