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Management style at WA housing authority enabled corruption: inquiry

The management style at WA’s former housing department enabled a senior public servant to defraud the state of millions of dollars, an inquiry has heard.

NSW prepares to test digital birth certificates

A digital birth certificate being developed by the NSW government could be ready for testing by the end of June.

WA councils funded to protect heritage sites

The WA government is funding councils to engage consultants to help identify and protect their local heritage.

Councils look forward to life under Labor

Australia’s councils are looking forward to getting a seat at National Cabinet and more cash for roads and disasters following the election of a Labor government.

LGAQ says Workplace platform paying off

LGAQ says the rollout out of Meta's communications platform has improved the peak body's visibility and created a local government community.

Unions warn of 5,500 job losses under proposed APS cuts

Unions say thousands of APS jobs will be be on the line under the Coalition’s plans for $3.3 billion of funding cuts.

NSW council improves safety of fleet with GPS

A NSW council says incorporating GPS into its fleet assets has helped create a safer fleet, reduce accidents and save money.