Charles Darwin University (CDU) has an officially opened its $7 million North Australian Centre for Oil and Gas (NACOG), which it says is at the vanguard of research and training for the Northern Territory’s burgeoning oil and gas industry.

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The Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ) has urged the State Government to continue to support strong social policy initiatives.

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The Australian Centre for Excellence in Local Government (ACELG) has announced it is co-ordinating a pilot census with eight councils this week on the state of the local government workforce.

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A new report released by the Australian Local Government Association (ALGA) at the annual National Local Roads and Transport Congress estimates that 12 per cent of local government transport assets are in a poor or very poor condition.

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The country’s economic growth is significantly higher than previously anticipated, according to the Westpac-Melbourne Institute Leading Index.

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The Australian Industry Group (AI Group) has commended the New South Wales Government’s recent announcement that it will privatise its electricity generators, but has urged Queensland to follow suite and privatise its state-owned electricity assets.

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The New South Wales Government has released a discussion paper on reform of the Water Industry Competition Act, inviting stakeholders to a series of consultation workshops.

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The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has commenced the largest Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health survey which will improve our knowledge of the health issues affecting this group of Australians.

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The Queensland Government has convened the inaugural meeting of the Western Rivers Advisory Panel (WRAP) in Longreach.

 

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The Queensland Government has announced $12.5 million in funding for the State’s regional councils.

 

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The Western Australian Local Government Minister, John Castrilli, has announced his intention to suspend the City of Canning council following an inquiry into the city’s goverancne issues.

 

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Legislation that will see the creation of a single water and sewerage body has passed through the Tasmanian Legislative Council.

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The South Australian Government has outlined its response to the first South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE) first evaluation.

 

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The Victorian Government has announced ‘an historic partnership’ in the establishment of a new national aviation services precinct that will provide training facilities, maintenance, repair and overhaul services.

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The Victorian Government has introduced new carryover rules aimed at better protecting reliability of seasonal allocations against water holders’ entitlements.

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The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has released the findings of a report detailing Australians’ views of what progress measn to them.

 

The Federal Government has launched a new report that has found that rural and regional communities face unique challenges in preventing and recovering from suicides.

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CSIRO has announced that Professor Paul Bertsch has been named as the new Chief of its Land and Water division.

 

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Australia is facing a significant shortfall in the number of available crucial business professionals over the coming 12 months, according the latest Clarius Skills Index released earlier this week.

Nominations for the 2013 South Australian Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards are now open, with State Minister for Health and Ageing John Hill calling for health workers, patients and their relatives to enter nominations.

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The New South Wales Government has flagged major reform to the management of its property portfolio after the Property Asset Utilisation Taskforce (PUAT) handed down its report earlier this week.

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