Barnaby backs ALGA referendum push

By Julian Bajkowski The Australian Local Government Association’s (ALGA) push to secure constitutional recognition has cleared an important political hurdle after the House of Representatives carried a motion last night to establish a 12 member Joint Select Committee to look into the proposal that would need to be put to a referendum. The bipartisan support […]

Feds fill up councils’ stormwater funds

Local councils will deliver sustainable stormwater harvesting and re-use projects with the aid of federal funding. The funding will be more than $42 million to roll out nine projects to help secure water supplies in urban areas across Australia. Councils receiving the funds include Brisbane City Council, Rural City of Murray Bridge, City of Salisbury, […]

Commonwealth drives Ford’s fuel and emissions

Automotive manufacturer Ford has received government funding to improve the fuel efficiency and emissions performance of its Australian produced vehicles. The Federal Government will provide $34 million as part of the total investment of $103 million from Ford Australia on top of a $232 million sustainability initiative, which will see the Falcon produced in the […]


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