Monday, January 24, 2022

Building assessments on 10,000 social housing properties gets underway

One of Western Australia's biggest building assessment programs has begun with thousands of social housing properties to undergo review. The $12.8 million Building Condition Assessment...

SENIOR APPOINTMENTS

Pontin new MidCoast Mayor

Councillor Claire Pontin has been elected as the new Mayor of MidCoast Council, following a Mayoral election at today’s Council meeting. There were three nominations...

Changing of guard for Queanbeyan Council

Councillor Kenrick Winchester has been elected Mayor of Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council, marking a changing of the guard for the council, which has been led...

Fourth Mayoral role for Ian Tiley

Councillors Ian Tiley and Greg Clancy have been elected Mayor and Deputy Mayor of the Clarence Valley at the first meeting of the newly...

Sustainability

Lismore vouchers go to waste

Lismore City Council has increased the number of free waste vouchers available to residents for January and February to help the community dispose of...

Victoria fires up e-scooter trial

More Victorians will soon be able to rent and ride e-scooters as part of a State Government program to understand how the devices can...

$37m committed to Columboola solar farm

$37 million will be invested by the Australian Government to support the construction of the Blue Grass Solar Farm in Columboola, south east Queensland. Blue...

Fleet

Victoria fires up e-scooter trial

More Victorians will soon be able to rent and ride e-scooters as part of a State Government program to understand how the devices can...

Rio Tinto buys 4 battery-electric trains for Pilbara

Rio Tinto has announced it will purchase four battery-electric trains for use in the Pilbara region of Western Australia as part of the company’s...

Toowoomba fires up move to renewable fleet

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) has sparked a potential move towards electric and hydrogen vehicles and a rollout of more electric charging infrastructure in the...

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Security

Cameras to focus on school crossing safety

All traffic at school crossings in the Mitchell Shire will now be recorded by cameras in an initiative to keep local students, parents, crossing...

LGAQ calls for council officer bodycam

The Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ) wants council regulatory officers to be given the legal right to use body-worn cameras and other surveillance...

Speed camera trial for Byron

New speed radar signs are being trialled across the NSW Byron Shire as part of a Summer Road Safety campaign funded by Transport for NSW...

Infrastructure

GPS upgrade putting robots to work

The time it takes to complete major road infrastructure projects will be considerably reduced as a result of significant satellite GPS upgrades under a...

Heritage boost for Mount Gambier

City of Mount Gambier Council has announced it will provide $20,000 to owners of local heritage-listed properties following the endorsement of 19 applications for...

Ballarat slam dunks new basketball centre

City of Ballarat council has taken a big step forward in its bid to be Australia’s regional centre for 3x3 basketball with the completion...

Technology

HEALTH

Ross River virus detected at Mildura

Mildura Rural City Council’s mosquito monitoring program has detected Ross River virus in samples taken from the city's water pumping station. The Victorian Department of...

Procurement

Tenders open for Townsville library

The relocation of Thuringowa Library to its new home at Riverway has reached a new milestone with Townsville City Council calling for tenders to...

Human Resources

Female councillors on the rise in NSW

NSW councils are experiencing a significant boost in female representation, according to new figures released by Local Government NSW (LGNSW). LGNSW President, Darriea Turley (pictured)...

Education

Finance

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