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Heavy vehicle law ‘prioritises box ticking over safety’

National heavy vehicle laws are inconsistent and onerous, a Productivity Commission inquiry has heard.

Qld LGAs most at risk from climate change

Queensland LGAs are most at risk from climate change, an extensive analysis reveals.

Timetable set down for waste export ban

Enviroment ministers have agreed to phase out all waste exports by 2022.

Fire recovery expert to work with councils

A bushfire coordinator for NSW and other appointments in and around government.

Councils lack resources to manage cyber threats

Local Government Professionals Australia is calling for help to boost cybersecurity in the sector.

Immaturity of blockchain a hindrance

Blockchain highways are still being built but the only way to get better at it is by using it.

Councils make pledge on procuring recyclables

Southern Sydney councils will use their collective purchasing power to procure recycled materials from regional areas.




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