Councils feel the pinch on climate change

Senate inquiry lays bare the climate change conundrum facing local governments, which are expected to manage local impacts but have limited resources to do so.

Port Phillip case rare, says CIPSA

By Rob O’Brien The procurement practices of the City of Port Phillip do not reflect the real issues in local government purchasing and are a rare case of misjudgement, according to the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPSA). Procurement procedures at the Victorian council were heavily criticised last month in a report by the […]

Ombudsman slams procurement practices at City of Port Phillip

By Rob O’Brien    Procurement practices at the City of Port Phillip have been heavily criticised in a report by the Victorian Ombudsman tabled in the State parliament today. In a damning report Ombudsman George Brouwer found procurement at the City of Port Phillip was mismanaged with a chronic lack of oversight and governance. In […]


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