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1000 complaints: Taxpayers foot bill for council gripes

Premium Content 1000 complaints: Taxpayers foot bill for council gripes

State Government to fund extra staff to oversee council complaints

When will the voice of the silent majority be heard?

Premium Content When will the voice of the silent majority be heard?

How you can ensure your voice is better heard in corridors of power

Funding to help communities to bounce back

Premium Content Funding to help communities to bounce back

Funding from the state government will help the Somerset region bounce back...

Lockyer councillors cast vote on pay rise options

Premium Content Lockyer councillors cast vote on pay rise options

Councillors have voted on whether or not they should receive a 2 per cent pay rise...

Corona cops who’ll enforce our restaurant rules

Premium Content Corona cops who’ll enforce our restaurant rules

Regular law-enforcement officers could be freed up

Four matters Lockyer’s new council will vote on today

Premium Content Four matters Lockyer’s new council will vote on today

Council will decide whether to hold general meetings less often.

Deputy mayor yet to be chosen for Lockyer council

Premium Content Deputy mayor yet to be chosen for Lockyer council

The position of deputy mayor will be decided later this week at the newly-elected...

Newest councillors start at deep end with virus pandemic

Premium Content Newest councillors start at deep end with virus pandemic

When they nominated to run for council, Australia was a healthy nation. Now they’ve...

Free childcare plan backfires

Free childcare plan backfires

Childcare centres to close as councils don’t qualify for JobKeeper

REVEALED: Where Queenslanders are not paying council fines

Premium Content REVEALED: Where Queenslanders are not paying council fines

Fine dodgers owe Queensland councils almost $100 million

Councillor slams $11M loss as ‘embarrassing’

Premium Content Councillor slams $11M loss as ‘embarrassing’

But CEO Bernard Smith says Gympie council has eye on return to surplus sooner than...

Full marks for two council school graduates

Full marks for two council school graduates

While all eyes have been on the year 12 graduates, two more mature students have...

READER POLL: Do councils spend enough on roads

READER POLL: Do councils spend enough on roads

Have your say in our weekly reader poll

Council corruption in the spotlight after Operation Belcarra

Premium Content Council corruption in the spotlight after Operation Belcarra

Corruption inquiry has local government under the pump

Councils consider drastic children’s book bans

Councils consider drastic children’s book bans

“The research is actually very interesting."

Ipswich council to send all recycling to landfill

Premium Content Ipswich council to send all recycling to landfill

ALL recycling collected in Ipswich will be sent to landfill

Stunning rates bungle: Judge tells council to pay up

Stunning rates bungle: Judge tells council to pay up

Three years of rates in disarray

Thousands want 'split'

Thousands want 'split'

More than 3200 signatures collected for de-amalgamation.

Council mergers: Did they actually save us money?

Council mergers: Did they actually save us money?

A decade on from council mergers, was the pain worth it?

Councils seek more control over Airbnb

Councils seek more control over Airbnb

Councillors felt strongly about this issue - voting 166 to 23.

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