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1. 19 April 18NEW SOUTH WALES / LOCAL GOVERNMENT / INFRASTRUCTURE
Minister Roberts launched the Low Cost Loan Initiative to help councils fund critical infrastructure projects that support new homes. [Full text]
2. 12 April 18WESTERN AUSTRALIA / HOUSING AND PROPERTY / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
The Property Council called on local governments to accept the Minister Peter Tinley's challenge to shift from 'business as usual' in housing delivery, to achieve greater housing diversity in Perth. [Full text]
3. 12 April 18SOUTH AUSTRALIA / AWARDS / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
The City of Adelaide's Economic Insights Dashboard was recognised for 'Excellence in Local Economic Development' at the Local Government Professionals Australia, SA Leadership Excellent Awards. [Full text]
4. 9 April 18LOCAL GOVERNMENT
The report and presentations from the 2018 Australian Coastal Councils Conference are online. [Full text]
5. 5 April 18VICTORIA / RURAL AND REGIONAL / PLANNING / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
An article examined how the City of Wyndham is preparing for a population expected to increase by 74 per cent to reach 436,000 by 2036. [Full text]
6. 29 March 18VICTORIA / RURAL AND REGIONAL / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
The Victorian Environment, Natural Resources and Regional Development Committee made 14 recommendations to strengthen rural and regional councils' financial positions. [Full text]
7. 29 March 18NEW SOUTH WALES / PLANNING / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
The NSW ICAC commenced its inquiry into allegations concerning the Awabakal Local Aboriginal Land Council and the sale and development of properties. [Full text]
8. 29 March 18NEW SOUTH WALES / PLANNING / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
The NSW ICAC announced a public inquiry into allegations concerning the former Canterbury City Council and planning proposals and applications. [Full text]
9. 26 March 18QUEENSLAND / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
The Queensland Audit Office released a report summarising the financial audit results of the 77 Queensland local governments. [Full text]
10. 26 March 18NEW SOUTH WALES / ENVIRONMENT / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Local Government NSW welcomed the announcement but expressed disappointment that the money is being diverted from funds already aimed at better managing waste throughout the state. [Full text]
11. 26 March 18NEW SOUTH WALES / ENVIRONMENT / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Minister Gabrielle Upton announced a $47 million recycling rescue package for local government and industry in NSW, in response to China's policy of restricting the types of recycled material it accepts. [Full text]
12. 22 March 18NEW SOUTH WALES / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
The NSW Office of Local Government issued a circular on council rates. [Full text]
13. 22 March 18NEW SOUTH WALES / LOCAL GOVERNMENT / PLANNING
The paper puts forward a number of options for consideration, including having the Greater Sydney Commission take on the role of Co-ordinator General, overseeing the development of major precincts. [Full text]
14. 22 March 18NEW SOUTH WALES / LOCAL GOVERNMENT / PLANNING
The Western Sydney Leadership Dialogue and the Sydney Business Chamber issued 'Governance Reform for Growth: Ideas on how we can best plan, finance, build and govern the growth centres of Greater Western Sydney'. [Full text]
15. 15 March 18WESTERN AUSTRALIA / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
The WA Government issued an update following the appointment of Commissioners to run the City of Perth. [Full text]
16. 15 March 18VICTORIA / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
The City of Melbourne issued a statement following a report from the independent investigation into allegations against former Mayor Robert Doyle. [Full text]
17. 15 March 18NEW SOUTH WALES / ENVIRONMENT / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Local Government NSW said there is a need to ensure that the hundreds of millions of dollars in waste levies collected from the community each year are fully reinvested to support recycling. [Full text]
18. 15 March 18NEW SOUTH WALES / ENVIRONMENT / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Senator Peter Whish-Wilson said Australia is in recycling and waste crisis. [Full text]
19. 15 March 18NEW SOUTH WALES / ENVIRONMENT / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
There was a public hearing in Sydney yesterday for the inquiry into the waste and recycling industry in Australia. [Full text]
20. 15 March 18NEW SOUTH WALES / LOCAL GOVERNMENT / TRANSPORT / PLANNING
Arup's Dr Tim Williams discussed a proposed metropolitan governance revolution for Sydney, in an opinion piece. [Full text]
21. 12 March 18QUEENSLAND / SUSTAINABILITY / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
The Department of Environment and Energy announced that Brisbane City Council has been certified carbon neutral. [Full text]
22. 12 March 18NEW SOUTH WALES / EVENTS / LOCAL GOVERNMENT / AFFORDABLE HOUSING
A Local Government and Affordable Housing Roundtable will be held in Sydney on Wednesday, convened by the NSW Federation of Housing Associations. [Full text]
23. 8 March 18QUEENSLAND / LOCAL GOVERNMENT / REGULATION
Minister Stirling Hinchliffe discussed proposed reforms to local government regulation in Queensland, including a ban on political donations from property developers. [Full text]
24. 8 March 18NEW SOUTH WALES / AWARDS / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Local Government NSW called for more women in councils. [Full text]
25. 8 March 18NEW SOUTH WALES / AWARDS / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Ministers Gabrielle Upton and Tanya Davies announced the NSW Ministers' Awards for Women in Local Government. [Full text]
26. 8 March 18NEW SOUTH WALES / PLANNING / HOUSING AND PROPERTY / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
NSW Planning and Environment announced that modifications to the proposed Woolooware Bay Town Centre development have been referred to the Independent Planning Commission for determination. [Full text]
27. 8 March 18NEW SOUTH WALES / PLANNING / HOUSING AND PROPERTY / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
The Grattan Institute said the NSW Government should use carrots and sticks to ensure councils help meet the housing needs of a booming Sydney. [Full text]
28. 8 March 18NEW SOUTH WALES / PLANNING / HOUSING AND PROPERTY / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
NSW Planning and Environment said that early community engagement and an elevated strategic role for NSW councils are two of the key changes to the EP&A Act that came into effect on 1 March. [Full text]
29. 8 March 18NEW SOUTH WALES / PLANNING / HOUSING AND PROPERTY / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
The Urban Taskforce said the ABS data on housing approvals indicates that NSW approvals are dropping compared to Victoria. [Full text]
30. 8 March 18NEW SOUTH WALES / PLANNING / HOUSING AND PROPERTY / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Minister Anthony Roberts said that NSW housing approvals have remained at least 40 per cent above the State target of 50,000 annual approvals since November 2015. [Full text]
31. 5 March 18NEW SOUTH WALES / PLANNING / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Local Government NSW commented on the legislation relating to Independent Hearing and Assessment Panels. [Full text]
32. 5 March 18LOCAL GOVERNMENT / INFRASTRUCTURE / RURAL AND REGIONAL
Minister John McVeigh invited applications for Regional Growth Fund grants. [Full text]
33. 5 March 18INFRASTRUCTURE / LOCAL GOVERNMENT / DEMOGRAPHICS
The Local Government Association issued a summary of key points for councils in the Infrastructure Australia report, 'Future Cities: Planning for our growing population'. [Full text]
34. 22 February 18SOUTH AUSTRALIA / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
SA-Best Leader Nick Xenophon announced a policy to introduce a parliamentary watchdog for local government. [Full text]
35. 22 February 18QUEENSLAND / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
The Local Government Association welcomed a Queensland Government decision to allow councillors to contact the State's Integrity Commissioner for advice on ethical and integrity issues. [Full text]
36. 22 February 18NORTHERN TERRITORY / INFRASTRUCTURE / RURAL AND REGIONAL / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Minister Gerry McCarthy announced $4.7million for Strategic Local Government Infrastructure Fund grants in the NT. [Full text]
37. 15 February 18TASMANIA / ENVIRONMENT / REGULATION / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
The Tasmanian EPA announced an MOU with the Local Government Association on roles and responsibilities in environmental regulation. [Full text]
38. 15 February 18VICTORIA / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Acting Minister Martin Pakula announced a by-election to fill the position of Lord Mayor of Melbourne, following the resignation of Robert Doyle. [Full text]
39. 8 February 18WESTERN AUSTRALIA / LOCAL GOVERNMENT / FINANCE / INFRASTRUCTURE
The UDIA said that many local councils in WA are holding funds adding up to over a billion dollars that have yet to be spent on community infrastructure. [Full text]
40. 5 February 18NEW SOUTH WALES / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Local Government NSW said it welcomes calls for more transparency in local government. [Full text]
41. 5 February 18NEW SOUTH WALES / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
The NSW Auditor-General issued recommendations from an audit on how well local councils report to their constituents about the services they provide. [Full text]
42. 1 February 18TASMANIA / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
The Local Government Association of Tasmania released its election priority statement. [Full text]
43. 1 February 18VICTORIA / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
The Victorian Local Governance Association issued 'VLGA Strategic Plan 2018 - 2022'. [Full text]
44. 29 January 18SOUTH AUSTRALIA / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
The Local Government Association invited SA's political parties to a round table meeting to help improve the code of conduct for council members. [Full text]
45. 25 January 18NEW SOUTH WALES / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Minister Gabrielle Upton has issued Blue Mountains City Council with a formal Performance Improvement Order in relation to asbestos management and organisational issues. [Full text]
46. 11 January 18NEW SOUTH WALES / LOCAL GOVERNMENT / ENVIRONMENT
Minister Upton issued Blue Mountains City Council with a notice of intention to issue a Performance Improvement Order as a result of asbestos handling concerns. [Full text]
47. 21 December 17LOCAL GOVERNMENT / RURAL AND REGIONAL
The Local Government Association welcomed the appointment of John McVeigh as Minister for Regional Development, Territories and Local Government. [Full text]
48. 18 December 17WESTERN AUSTRALIA / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
The WA Government released a background paper and strategy as part of an overhaul of the public library system. [Full text]
49. 18 December 17SOUTH AUSTRALIA / TRANSPORT / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
The SA Government welcomed $40 million in supplementary federal funding for road upgrades, to be distributed to SA's 68 local councils. [Full text]
50. 18 December 17VICTORIA / AWARDS / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
The Municipal Association of Victoria announced a new award to recognise Australia's Strongest and Most Resilient Community. [Full text]