Small Victorian councils risk becoming “unsustainable”

By Paul Hemsley and Julian Bajkowski The Victorian Auditor-General’s Office (VAGO) has issued a stern warning that “small councils” could be left financially unsustainable due to their increasing dependency on state government and Commonwealth grants and rate hikes still not being enough to pay for rising costs. The wake-up call is contained in a new […]

Queensland councils increase Budget pressure

By Julian Bajkowski The Local Government Association of Queensland has issued its 10-point pre-Budget federal election wish list, putting roads and disaster funding reform at the forefront of its agenda. The catalogue of demands comes as the federal government attempts to lock in the final preparations for the federal budget in May. The document will […]


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