local government

’Outrageous’ calls for mayor to be ‘lynched’

premium_icon ’Outrageous’ calls for mayor to be ‘lynched’

Lawyers warn social media users to be careful after mayor threats.

Councillor spreadsheet bungle shares private details of 800

premium_icon Councillor spreadsheet bungle shares private details of 800

A councillor spreadsheet bungle shared details of 800 residents.

‘Disgusted’: Charity 'barred' from feeding homeless

premium_icon ‘Disgusted’: Charity 'barred' from feeding homeless

You Have A Friend claims it’s blocked from feeding homeless.

Pain in the grass: 13 parkers stung $667 in one council hit

premium_icon Pain in the grass: 13 parkers stung $667 in one council hit

Lyndon Arnold's first parking fine is big enough to break the bank.

Crumbs! Mayor investigated for making son’s cake at council

premium_icon Crumbs! Mayor investigated for making son’s cake at council

A mayor is in strife for cooking cake in council kitchen.

Koala protection policy ‘shameful’

premium_icon Koala protection policy ‘shameful’

A council’s updated koala policy has been slammed as tokenism.

Council boss recommends his own huge pay rise and a 4WD

premium_icon Council boss recommends his own huge pay rise and a 4WD

A council CEO has penned a report recommending he get a pay rise.

The ‘dark truth’ about what parking inspectors endure

The ‘dark truth’ about what parking inspectors endure

‘Harassed and pressured’: Parking inspectors' ire over daily quotas.

Mayor’s ‘shock’ over advisor’s suspension

premium_icon Mayor’s ‘shock’ over advisor’s suspension

Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate ‘shocked’ as his main man is stood down.

What authorities don't want you to know in times of crisis

What authorities don't want you to know in times of crisis

Authorities not telling us all we need to know in times of crisis.

Trolls stole my spirit: Aussie councillor tells why she quit

premium_icon Trolls stole my spirit: Aussie councillor tells why she quit

Tasmanian councillor resigns less than 12 months into role

Plan to help achieve 'ambitious' renewable energy targets

premium_icon Plan to help achieve 'ambitious' renewable energy targets

Future looks bright for local renewable energy projects in NSW

Batt’s attack on Belcarra double-standard

premium_icon Batt’s attack on Belcarra double-standard

Bundaberg MP David Batt said there needs to measures to take on corruption on local...

Paul Pisasale extortion trial: Jury considers verdict

premium_icon Paul Pisasale extortion trial: Jury considers verdict

The jurors in former Ipswich mayor Paul Pisasale’s extortion trial have been given...

EMERGENCY DECLARED: Council says 2000 homes under threat

premium_icon EMERGENCY DECLARED: Council says 2000 homes under threat

The report said the wet season is expected to get much wetter

Woman’s finger ‘ripped off’ by ferocious dog

premium_icon Woman’s finger ‘ripped off’ by ferocious dog

Pet owners could be paying the largest fines in Queensland

'Drunk KFC run' lands mayor in watch house: court

premium_icon 'Drunk KFC run' lands mayor in watch house: court

It is alleged Smith mounted a gutter and hit a car and a tree

‘No option’: Logan Council to be sacked

premium_icon ‘No option’: Logan Council to be sacked

Local Government minister will move to sack embattled council

Council candidate training, donation change in new state law

premium_icon Council candidate training, donation change in new state law

The reforms, revealed today, stem from the CCC's Belcarra probe

Council watchdog proposes changes to online code of conduct

premium_icon Council watchdog proposes changes to online code of conduct

It comes after multiple complaints to the OIA over social media use

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