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LGAQ backs calls for more oversight of corruption watchdog

Queensland’s peak local government body has welcomed a report calling for more oversight of the state’s public sector corruption body.

CSIRO opens $23m vaccine lab

The national science agency has opened a new $23.1 million national lab in Melbourne to boost the production of vaccines and drug treatments.  

Cycling infrastructure becomes economic imperative

Cycling infrastructure is becoming an economic imperative for local government areas and businesses in their district.

Council projects retrofit unused urban space as SkyParks

Planning authorities need to focus on repurposing existing urban spaces rather than constructing new buildings if they want to create sustainable cities.

Barilaro says public service process ‘gave me cover’

John Barilaro says going through a public service recruitment process for a plum NY trade job gave him “cover” against accusations his appointment was dodgy.

TfNSW seeks expressions of interest for automated bus trial

TfNSW is seeking expression of interest from local and international businesses to participate in an on-road trial of automated buses.

Voting opens for national local government awards

The national local government awards are designed to recognise the services councils provide and showcase creative solutions.


Are you being sabotaged by content sprawl? Recognising the red flags

Six ways to recognise the red flags of content sprawl.


Holistic water management: Navigating the infrastructure cliff

With so much of our water infrastructure due for renewal over the next decade, including asbestos cement pipes, success will come from deep insight into asset conditions and failure mechanisms, and a collaborative approach to solutions.


How SaaS is profoundly changing the relationship between staff and tech

Software as a Service allows non-IT staff to be involved in the selection and configuration of the software they need to perform their role, which is resulting in productivity gains and stronger uptake.



Nuance’s Public sector strategies for 2022

After two especially challenging years for public sector organisations, the pressure isn’t getting any lighter. Many organisations are still managing the effects of the pandemic.