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Queensland school gets water wise

By Adam Coleman In response to south-east Queensland's growing water crisis a Brisbane state school has developed an innovative water management system to slash more than two million litres a year from its water use, while educating students about the importance of sustainability. The New Farm State School water conservation project consists of a 95,000 litre […]

Bowler latest WA minister to resign

By Staff Writer John Bowler has resigned from his position as WA Minister for Local Government, Racing and Gaming and from the State Parliamentary Labor Party. He is the fourth minister asked to resign in nine months. Premier Alan Carpenter said in a statement that there was evidence before the state’s Corruption and Crime Commission […]

Melbourne to interview city’s homeless

By Staff Writer The City of Melbourne will profile its homeless population in a research program it believes to be a first for Victorian local government. Over a three month period, the City of Melbourne’s homeless people will be interviewed to gather detailed information as to why people are homeless, how long they have been […]

MAV president Gross reappointed

By Staff Writer Municipal Association of Victoria president Dick Gross has been re-elected to the role for a further two years after successfully contesting a general election. He was elected by the 79 MAV representatives who comprise State Council, the governing body of the Association. Cr Gross said he was pleased to get on with […]

IPWEA reforms Victorian division

The Victorian Division of the Institute of Public Works Engineering Australia (IPWEA) has reformed. According to IPWEA president, Maurice Stabb,  the re-establishment of the division heralds a new era for addressing engineering skills shortages in local government and, more broadly, in the public works sector in Victoria. Prior to the Kennett Government’s amalgamation of councils in […]

Queensland and NSW ramp up road safety

A new NSW education initiative gives young drivers the chance to help design a road safety campaign in the hope of getting the message out to their peers. Designed by the NSW Roads and Traffic Authority,, will attempt to engage young drivers in a campaign that sees the best entrant take home a new […]

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