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REVEALED: Council selects acting CEO after shock resignation

premium_icon REVEALED: Council selects acting CEO after shock resignation

His resignation was tendered at a closed-door meeting of councillors

'It's a tremendous ride': Pisasale's final message to city

premium_icon 'It's a tremendous ride': Pisasale's final message to city

Paul Pisasale was found guilty of extortion after 13 years as mayor

Man who sued Malcolm Roberts wants to rip up Coast council

premium_icon Man who sued Malcolm Roberts wants to rip up Coast council

Petition lodged to change way councils, mayors elected on Coast

Paul Pisasale extortion trial: Jury considers verdict

premium_icon Paul Pisasale extortion trial: Jury considers verdict

The jurors in former Ipswich mayor Paul Pisasale’s extortion trial have been given...

Register change reveals Chemello's taste for finer things

premium_icon Register change reveals Chemello's taste for finer things

It wasn't sporting events the administrator attended

OPINION: New councillors will need broader skills

premium_icon OPINION: New councillors will need broader skills

Things will need to be done differently

Council scheme offering cheap cabs under review

premium_icon Council scheme offering cheap cabs under review

A small number of residents are getting low-cost trips each year

Several powerful, high-profile executives leave council

premium_icon Several powerful, high-profile executives leave council

The staff were among the most relied upon by former councillors

EMERGENCY DECLARED: Council says 2000 homes under threat

premium_icon EMERGENCY DECLARED: Council says 2000 homes under threat

The report said the wet season is expected to get much wetter

Woman’s finger ‘ripped off’ by ferocious dog

premium_icon Woman’s finger ‘ripped off’ by ferocious dog

Pet owners could be paying the largest fines in Queensland

Super divisions proposed, councillors cut in city carve-up

premium_icon Super divisions proposed, councillors cut in city carve-up

The commission has proposed splitting Ipswich into four divisions

Former councillor the first to announce candidacy for mayor

premium_icon Former councillor the first to announce candidacy for mayor

The councillor talks about the dismissal and his 'new vision'.

'Drunk KFC run' lands mayor in watch house: court

premium_icon 'Drunk KFC run' lands mayor in watch house: court

It is alleged Smith mounted a gutter and hit a car and a tree

‘No option’: Logan Council to be sacked

premium_icon ‘No option’: Logan Council to be sacked

Local Government minister will move to sack embattled council

Council candidate training, donation change in new state law

premium_icon Council candidate training, donation change in new state law

The reforms, revealed today, stem from the CCC's Belcarra probe

State Government stands firm on council election reforms

premium_icon State Government stands firm on council election reforms

Why council bid to block voting changes has failed

Councillors cut from process to stop 'closed door' decisions

premium_icon Councillors cut from process to stop 'closed door' decisions

It's part of a suite of council measures to improve accountability

Council watchdog proposes changes to online code of conduct

premium_icon Council watchdog proposes changes to online code of conduct

It comes after multiple complaints to the OIA over social media use

Call to ‘dissolve’ Queensland council

premium_icon Call to ‘dissolve’ Queensland council

Disgruntled residents call for southeast Queensland council to go

Why council hasn't been forced into administration

premium_icon Why council hasn't been forced into administration

Office of Local Government said it is being "monitored carefully.”

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