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Local Councils win cultural grants

Deniliquin Council, the Town of Port Headland and Maribyrnong City Council are amongst 54 recipients of grants totalling $760,000 under the first round...

Best of both worlds

Situated right next door to the Nation's Capital and the picturesque southern highlands of NSW, Queanbeyan offers all the benefits of a rural...

Country living City bonuses

Big brother is hard to ignore when he's right next door. The proximity of Canberra has an undoubted influence on Queanbeyan. With a...

Taking care of business

Local Government today involves much more than simply looking after roads, rates and rubbish. Queanbeyan is determined to run as a viable enterprise...

Lifting the load

Councils spend large amounts of time and resources dealing with the results of stress caused by heavy vehicles using local roads. One way...

Waste not want not!

Sewerage may not be the most glamorous area of Local Government activity but its proper management is critical to the local...

Council census 1991-1996

The Australian Census was conducted on 6 August. Designed to track demographic and socioeconomic changes over the past five years, it is an...

Editorial

When faced with an opportunity to turn back the clock, a majority of voters in three Queensland Councils, Warwick, Gold Coast and Burnett,...

Brisbane Manager wins top award

The Brisbane City Council's Human Resource Division Manager, Lyn Russell, has been named Australian Business Woman of the Year. Joining Council in 1992,...

New WA Board announced

Western Australian Minister for Local Government, Paul Omodei, recently announced the five members of the new Local Government Advisory Board. Established as a...

Walking for a healthier lifestyle

When the City of Hindmarsh Woodville in Adelaide decided to produce a walking brochure, it consulted those who know the area best -...

Senior services in Happy Valley

Known euphemistically as 'Nappy Valley', due to its high proportion of young families, Happy Valley in South Australia is also very aware of...

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New minister proud

I am deeply honoured and humbled to have been sworn in as the Minister for Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government. As a regional...