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Public housing under strain  

Latest report into government services shows high occupancy rates and rental stress among those receiving assistance.

Research freedom ‘undermined’ by government contracts

A new report has flagged concerns over government powers to prevent unfavourable research from going public.

Department adopts smart fleet

Insurance claims reduced and $1 million in operational savings achieved with GPS tracking technology.

Need to improve procurement data ‘critical’

Experts warn UK governments of poor transparency around procurement of goods and services, echoing concerns in Australia.

Newer forms of engagement on the rise

Public meetings and submissions still dominate councils’ community engagement but emerging methods are becoming increasingly popular, research shows.

Award for eco-friendly community hub

A sustainable community centre in western Sydney has been recognised as leading the way in eco-friendly building practices for its innovative green design.

Meet Australia’s data-powered suburbs

Governments are leveraging data insights from social media to quantify the urban life of suburbs, improve planning and boost tourism. 





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