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Governments must ramp up digital investment: advisor

Bureaucrats see digital as a priority but fundamentally lack resources to roll-out initiatives, new research shows.

Smart cities: councils enter ‘action’ phase

Australian local government is increasingly mature in its approach to smart cities, says report.

Sector digital ‘blindspots’ persist

Governments are aware of the importance of data for improving service yet data sharing remains patchy, survey suggests.

Councils collaborate to face water shortage

Five regional local governments have partnered on a future water security project to tackle one of the worst droughts in recent history.

Concern over fall in councils’ Indigenous jobs  

Dramatic drop in Indigenous people’s workforce participation in local government is a result of changes to a key Commonwealth program, expert says.

Congestion measures among infrastructure priorities

Infrastructure Australia has prioritised regional road safety and smart technology to reduce traffic congestion among Australia’s development agenda.

Neighbour nightmares: chatbots to help defuse disputes

Frontline agencies, developers and mediators informed department's two chatbots that aim to provide information around neighbourhood tensions.





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