LOCAL GOVERNMENT FOCUS

Athletes head off to Olympics

Athletes from across Australia are preparing to head to Paris for the Olympic and Paralympic games this month and next and their local communities...

Mayor sleeps out for a cause

Canterbury-Bankstown Mayor Bilal El-Hayek is challenging business CEOs and community leaders to help tackle homelessness with his second annual Lights Out Sleepout. On Thursday 18...

Alice Springs takes out major award

Alice Springs Town Council has been recognised as a national leader in championing diversity and multiculturalism, being awarded the 2024 Cohesive Communities Award at...

Driving Sydney’s future prosperity

Leaders in innovation, entrepreneurship, AI, global events, quantum technology, business and civic life will join the City of Sydney’s next CityTalks event: “I choose...

Celebrated collection unveiled

Visitors to Sutherland Library are now able to explore a unique window into the past, following the recent launch of a new display showcasing...

Leading lending library celebrates

When the City of Joondalup’s Duncraig Library first opened its doors, Gough Whitlam was Prime Minister, Countdown first aired on television and former Aussie...

Customer service team branches out

Noosa Council’s customer service team has branched out into the hinterland with the launch of a new satellite help desk at Cooroy Library. Mayor Frank...

Murray continues to be waterwise

The Shire of Murray has been endorsed as a Waterwise Council for 10 years. First recognised as a Waterwise Council in 2014, the Shire...

Major award for fence project

Balonne Shire Council has been awarded the Local Government Managers of Australia’s 2024 Award for Excellence in the Sustainability category for its ambitious and...

Celebrating dedicated service

Dubbo Regional Council (DRC) is this year celebrating Raymond (John) Fardell’s half-century of dedicated service to local government. Mr Fardell began his career in 1974...

Multicultural workshop for Lorne

Visitor Information Centre and other Surf Coast Shire volunteers, staff, and community members, gathered on Wednesday 22 May, at Stribling Reserve, in Lorne for...

Burnt and derelict houses – demolitions underway

Moree Plains Council have begun a ‘Burnt and Derelict Housing Enforcement Program 2024 – 2025’. Led by Council’s Special Projects Manager, James Maxwell, the Program,...