Monday, June 17, 2024

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Tenders called for Penrith road upgrade 

NSW Penrith City Council's highly-anticipated Dunheved Road Upgrade has entered its next phase, with the Council now seeking a qualified and experienced contractor to deliver...

Disability-first for Hills Shire

A passionate group of seven residents with professional or lived experience of disability have been chosen to form The Hills Shire Council’s first-ever external...

MidCoast wins recreation planning accolade

NSW/ACT MidCoast Council has been recognised for its development of an outstanding strategic recreation planning portfolio. The Council received the prestigious Parks and Leisure Australia (NSW/ACT)...

Mayoral brekky feeds Safer Toowoomba funds

The proceeds of this year’s Toowoomba Mayoral Prayer Breakfast have today been presented to regional charity, Safer Toowoomba Regional Partnerships Inc (STRP). Mayor, Geoff McDonald...

Wagga unveils newest Walk of Honour plaque

A plaque for Wagga Wagga’s 2024 Walk of Honour recipient, Peter Cox, was officially unveiled in the city’s Baylis Street precinct today. The Walk of...

Brisbane council takes new direct climate action route

Brisbane City Council has announced it will take direct climate action to ensure the city "remains clean and sustainable" into the future. From 2024-25, the...

Loddon Campaspe councils to pilot new shared services model

Councils in Victoria's Loddon Campaspe region have been awarded State Government funding to pilot a shared services model. Minister for Local Government, Melissa Horne, announced...

Bass Coast drives Cape Paterson traffic plan

Bass Coast Shire Council is preparing a Local Area Traffic Management Plan for Cape Paterson in a bid to understand and better improve traffic...

Hills Shire endorses $162m infrastructure spend

One of the biggest budgets in The Hills Shire Council’s history has been adopted with a $162.8 million infrastructure spend at the centrepiece of...

Ballarat wins rights to host School Sport Australia Games

A national sports carnival that will attract thousands of junior athletes and their families is headed to Victoria after City of Ballarat secured the...

Melbourne Greenline project wins urban design honour

The Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) has announced the winners of the 2024 Vic State Awards at a gala banquet in Melbourne. The jury...

Councils needled by new botox business rules

Brisbane City Council has hit back at changes to licencing regulations for personal appearance services, which see local government saddled with extra responsibilities for...

NHVR council asset assessment project ramps up

The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) says its Strategic Local Government Asset Assessment Project is on track to hit 1,000 assessments and deliver practical...

Melville fires up new EV fleet vehicles

City of Melville Council has taken another step towards its carbon neutral target with the introduction of four electric vehicles (EVs) to the Council's...

Ku-ring-gai to host brain health summit

NSW Ku-ring-gai Council will next month co-host a health summit focussing on the impacts of and treatments for chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). The summit will bring together...