What's new in your state summary

09-Apr-2015

State to State Summary

We’ve been trawling the web to bring you the latest updates on what’s new in local government.

Check out what’s going on in your state below.

NSW

After returning to power, Mike Baird declares that he won’t waste any time in implementing his plan to lease a 49 per cent stake of state's poles and wires to the private sector. Read more here…

QLD

The Queensland Government has committed a total of $8 million over four years to deliver a GraffitiSTOP hotline and provide grants to assist councils with their graffiti management activities. Read more here…

VIC

The Victorian Government has announced $500,000 from the $2.7 million four-year Local Government Reform Strategy Fund for councils. Read more here…

SA

More than 14 councils joined forces in order to provide much needed emergency services support during the recent Adelaide Hills bushfires.  Read more here…

WA

The State Government has put its local government reform agenda on hold, with Governor’s orders for boundary adjustments that are not supported by the councils involved to be revoked. Read more here…