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Remote airport opens

Aurukun Shire Council, Queensland, has opened its new $2.9 million airport which will host the more than 10,000 passengers a year who travel to...

Event planning streamlined

Glenelg Shire Council, Victoria, has recently released its Draft Event Policy which outlines legislative and accessibility requirements, funding, and operational guidelines for public events...

Where the coast comes to life

Known as the place where the coast comes to life, Rockingham is famous for its 37 km of spectacular coastline and range of exciting...

Digital infrastructure strengthens economy

A long-term works program to improve digital infrastructure and connectivity across the City of Logan, Queensland, will boost the local economy for years to...

Finding adventure closer to home

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, City of Armadale, Western Australia, had to act quickly to support its local tourism industry. With a hard border around...

Councils find a better way

Dubbo Regional Council, New South Wales, has been announced the winner of Economic Development Australia’s Excellence Award for Economic Development Initiatives in populations over...

Celebrity chefs show Bendigo to the world

Bendigo and the central Victorian region’s status as a UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy is celebrated in a new SBS Food TV series presented...

After COVID-19*

With travel restrictions eased and overseas travel limited, the rural hospitality industry is set for recovery. Hotels, motels and caravan parks have high occupancy rates,...

Internationally recognised for sustainable tourism

Margaret River, Western Australia, has scooped a coveted spot in the global Green Destinations Top 100 Sustainable Destinations Awards. Every year the competition collects sustainable...

Councillor profiles – Ben Browne Mayor Northern Areas Council

Northern Areas Council, is in South Australia’s Southern Flinders Ranges, the traditional lands of the Ngadjuri and Nukunu People. We’ve been working to better...

Councillor profiles – Roslyn Talbot Mayor Copper Coast Council

The Copper Coast is famous for having some of South Australia’s best holiday beaches. Located a comfortable hour and a half drive from Adelaide,...

Building an urban forest together

Hobsons Bay, Victoria, is launching a campaign to encourage residents, businesses, and industrial areas to help build an urban forest. As part of Council’s Urban...

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Tasmania council seeks GM

Circular Head Council is seeking an experienced General Manager who will thrive in leading a changing community while embracing all the natural beauty that...

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