Councils failing to act on biggest risks: report

Infrastructure, financial sustainability and health and safety are the greatest risks for local government, according to a new analysis that finds many councils are failing to adequately prepare.

Insurers to lecture extreme weather councils

By Julian Bajkowski Ratepayers and policy holders confused and fed-up with how insurers set premiums for and pay-out on extreme weather events will get the opportunity to roast one of the industry’s leading executives at a courageous public event organised by Lake Macquarie City Council. The forward-thinking local government area has booked the Insurance Council […]

Roads crumble in funding drought

By Paul Hemsley The condition of roads across Australia is deteriorating because state and local governments see little immediate electoral upside in spending money on vital tasks like fixing potholes – at least compared to more noticeable projects like new building works. That’s the conclusion of new analysis on infrastructure upkeep across Australia by BIS […]


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