Loopholes in government lobbying regulations are allowing powerful interests to avoid scrutiny.
A Victorian Municipal Monitor has recommended the dismissal of City of Casey Council.
Poor data leads to poor decision making, a conference has heard.
The Place Branding Australia 2020 conference takes place in the home of Dark Mofo this June.
Information from a national health survey has been added to a massive government data integration program.
Australian councils have been named in the Intelligent Community Forum’s Top7 of 2020.
Only 17 per cent of state and federal waste levies are put back into recycling, an analysis shows.
During 2020, increasing attention will be directed at the challenge of creating what is known as Smart Cities. These densely populated areas need to be efficient and provide high quality of life.
The new corporate sector whistleblowing requirements enforce a seismic shift in the protection regime for whistleblowers and government agencies should use the new requirements as a benchmark for community and regulatory expectations.
Startups are a solution to many government procurement opportunities because they view the world differently and can provide an answer which may not even be on the radar for a traditional provider.In-depth
Authorities need to stop 'planning cities from helicopters', according to an urban design champion.
Rushing through departmental restructures can be a costly mistake, a UK report warns.
Australia's anti-corruption commissioners have united against the 'scourge of corruption'.Spotlight
Yarra City Council has developed an Australia-first 'grab-and-go' library app.
A new tool is helping residents in the City of Bendigo seek out shadier routes and avoid the heat.
The City of Adelaide has built a chatbot that can answer 35,000 questions.GN Operational report
Councils are exploring new, smarter ways of managing their parks and sports grounds.
Synthetic sports surface specialist Polytan will showcase its most cutting edge technology at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Paul Kamphuis, General Manager of Polytan Asia Pacific, outlines some innovations in synthetic turf, and why councils should be taking notice.
Data sharing across agencies is a growing trend in Australian government, but even anonymised data can often be re-identified. A new Australian initiative aims to solve the problem.
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