The Victorian Government has announced it is close to making a decision on whether to provide incentives for ceiling insulation under the Energy Saver Incentive Scheme after the recent public consultation period.

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The Victorian Government has released Sustainability Victoria’s (SV) new three-year strategic plan, SV2015, which it says will focus on two distinctive investment priorities – integrated waste management and resource efficiency.

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The Bureau of Resources and Energy Economics (BREE) has published its quarterly forecasting of the country’s resources and energy commodity export earnings for the 2012-13 year, which are now tipped to be in excess of $189 billion.

Federal Minister for School Education Peter Garrett has met with the NSW Minister for Education, Adrian Piccoli, in a bid to convince the State Government to reverse its $1.7 billion cuts to the education sector.

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The Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) has published its Survey of Industrial Trends for the September quarter,  revealing a strengthening of the key General Business Situation index.

Nominations for local government elections are now open in Victoria, with the Victorian Electoral Commission (VEC) encouraging all those interested in serving their communities to stand as a candidate.

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The Federal Government has announced a $1 billion growth in investment projects over the last three months according to the National Infrastructure Construction Schedule (NICS).

Gary Banks has announced he will retire from his position as Chair of the Productivity Commission in December.

The Australian Local Government Association (ALGA) has called on the Federal Government to establish a Parliamentary Committee to progress the process towards local government recognition in the Constitution.

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More must be done to better manage Australia’s coastal environment in the face of increasing severe climate events, according to a new book compiled by a number of the country’s top researchers.

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The Queensland Government ahs announced that some communities that have not yet implemented water fluoridation will have an opportunity to apply for exemption.

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The South Australian Government has announced the appointment of David Brown as the new Chief Executive of the Department for Correctional Services.

 

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The Australian Centre for Excellence in Local Government (ACELG) has published the first piece of significant research investigating what makes for a successful Mayor-CEO relationship in Australian local government.

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The Victorian Government has opened applications for this year's Local Government Youth Inclusion Grants, calling on regional and rural councils to apply to share in $270,000.

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The Queensland Government has announced plans to streamline and improve the efficiency of the state’s planning and development system.

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The Australian and New Zealand Productivity Commissions have issued a joint statement effectively scrapping any possibility of a monetary union.

The Federal Government has reaffirmed it’s ‘unequivocal support’ for penalty rates in modern awards, specifically over weekends and public holidays.

The Queensland Government has opened more than $33.5 million in new funding for local government bodies in the state to help build essential infrastructure and implement flood commission recommednations.

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Queensland Minister for Local Government, David Crisafulli, has announced he will refer local government de-amalgamation proposals from five former shires to the Boundaries Commissioner.

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The Queensland Government has announced the first Government schools to become newly designated Independent Public Schools in 2013.

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The Western Australian Governmnt has hailed the opening of a new iron ore export facility at Geraldton Port in the state’s Mid-West Region.

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