local government

'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.”

Mayor's plea for increased federal grants

premium_icon Mayor's plea for increased federal grants

Mayor Mark Jamieson says councils need more federal assistance

Mayor’s secret meeting over sacked CEO

premium_icon Mayor’s secret meeting over sacked CEO

The mayor invited councillors to his home to avoid a record of entry

City boss reveals why councillors shouldn't work full time

premium_icon City boss reveals why councillors shouldn't work full time

Working nine to five isn't the way to run a city, Greg Chemello says

Council boss’s sacking plotted in secret group chats

premium_icon Council boss’s sacking plotted in secret group chats

Sharon Kelsey is suing the mayor and several councillors

'Free' Chemello changes focus as city's new CEO starts work

premium_icon 'Free' Chemello changes focus as city's new CEO starts work

Hiring of the new CEO has a significant effect on the administrator

New CEO issues battle plan, declares there's 'no skeletons'

premium_icon New CEO issues battle plan, declares there's 'no skeletons'

From a council raided by ICAC, meet Ipswich's new CEO

Rogue councillors’ worst nightmare has arrived

premium_icon Rogue councillors’ worst nightmare has arrived

"We will be moving to hold them to account"

Gympie CEO's spending power could soar 350%

premium_icon Gympie CEO's spending power could soar 350%

How much power should unelected officials get?

Council orders widow to remove  husband’s tribute

premium_icon Council orders widow to remove husband’s tribute

The path was built in memory of her husband

Fallen mayor’s night of wine, whisky and song

premium_icon Fallen mayor’s night of wine, whisky and song

Smith has been suspended as Logan mayor

Jetsetting mayor racks up big bill

premium_icon Jetsetting mayor racks up big bill

THe SEQ council spent close to $70K on overseas travel

‘Ridiculous’: Councils slam donor rules

premium_icon ‘Ridiculous’: Councils slam donor rules

Councillors concerned they can't even accept a cup of coffee

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