Sunday, September 19, 2021

Willoughby Council says hands off our hospital

Willoughby City Council says it will write to the Premier of NSW and other key ministers requesting the state government cease its proposal to...

Senior Appointments

Sustainability

Councils to collect $12 million in organic waste funding

NSW Environment Minister, Matt Kean, has announced $12 million in grant funding to help councils to improve food and garden waste management. Minister Kean said...

Mansfield council fined over landfill breaches

Victoria's Environment Protection Authority has fined Mansfield Shire Council more than $8,000 for environmental breaches at the closed landfill on Monkey Gully Rd, Mansfield. EPA...

15,000 trees for Camden

Camden Council has endorsed the planting of 15,000 trees at John Oxley Reserve in Kirkham to be delivered through a partnership with Greening Australia. The...

Fleet

Geelong fires up electric fleet

City of Greater Geelong Council is working to drive down its carbon emissions, with the first fully electric vehicles (EV) recently added to the...

Keolis Downer to build Queensland’s first 100% electric bus depot

The Queensland Government’s commitment to rollout more zero emissions vehicles on Queensland roads has been supercharged with a plan to build 16 new electric...

ADF signs $158m fleet replacement deal

The Federal Government has signed a $158 million fleet replacement contract with Australian infrastructure services giant Ventia. Ventia, which has partnered with the Australian Defence...

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Security

New lights for Parramatta path

The NSW Government is set to invest more than $600,000 to improve lighting along a dark stretch of a popular pathway linking Bankwest Stadium...

CCTV to focus on Monash centre

Monash Council will install closed-circuit TV (CCTV) cameras to monitor the Oakleigh Activity Centre in real time after a Council survey found most community...

ASCS upfront with backup advice

The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) has released its latest theme as part of its Act Now, Stay Secure campaign – Backups. More information, including five step-by-step guides,...

Infrastructure

Planning bill must be withdrawn says LGNSW President

LGNSW has led an online gathering of all NSW local governments, who have come together to express their concerns about the future of community...

Dual approach for Merimbula runway extension

Bega Valley Shire Council has confirmed a two-phased approach for the upcoming Merimbula airport runway extension project to minimise the impact for aviation operators...

EOI call for high-rise dwelling insurance advisory panel

Expressions of Interest are being sought for an LGNSW representative to serve on a new Ministerial Advisory Panel as part of a raft of...

Technology

HEALTH

Workplace jabs plan announced

As part of an expansion of the nation's COVID-19 vaccination rollout program, businesses are now able to team up with vaccination providers to administer...

Procurement

Lord Mayor welcomes Lendlease appointment to Powerhouse build

City of Parramatta Lord Mayor, Bob Dwyer, has welcomed the NSW Government’s appointment of construction giant Lendlease to build the Powerhouse Parramatta. “This is a...

Human Resources

Work-from-home ‘forced experiment’ could boost productivity

A new Australian Productivity Commission report suggests a shift to working from home caused by the COVID pandemic could unlock significant gains for employees...

Education

$50m fund for Victorian universities’ international programs

The Victorian Government has announced a $50 million International Education Resilience Fund to help the state's universities maintain their international education programs in the...

Finance

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