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Sekisui revelations spark last-minute call to arms

Premium Content Sekisui revelations spark last-minute call to arms

Community group calls for last-minute donations to fund legal fight

Residents call for ‘jail time’ over damaged tree

Premium Content Residents call for ‘jail time’ over damaged tree

Residents have called for developers to be jailed

Cock a doodle feud: rooster stoush headed for court

Premium Content Cock a doodle feud: rooster stoush headed for court

Couple fights a $266 fine for their rare rooster

Pineapple, councillors, fruit kings: Inside a big mayor race

Premium Content Pineapple, councillors, fruit kings: Inside a big mayor race

The story behind Queensland's largest mayoral race

Unpaid rates bill soars to $200m

Premium Content Unpaid rates bill soars to $200m

Southeast Queensland councils are owed almost $200m by residents, with unpaid bills...

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

100 DAY REPORT: Countdown to Gympie council overhaul

Premium Content 100 DAY REPORT: Countdown to Gympie council overhaul

New CEO Shane Gray is turning over every rock in the organisation to deliver the...

Council payout silence as exec settlements top $700k

Premium Content Council payout silence as exec settlements top $700k

Council refuses to reveal how much it's spent on payouts

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...

Misconduct findings hit councillors

Premium Content Misconduct findings hit councillors

Jared Cassidy, Angela Owen committed misconduct: Panel

Councillor loyal to party that ditched her

Premium Content Councillor loyal to party that ditched her

Kate Richards reasserts loyalty to LNP despite being dumped.

Health inspector’s dumpster-diving tactics

Premium Content Health inspector’s dumpster-diving tactics

Food taken from industrial bins tested as part of inspection.

Massive junk pile angers commuity

Premium Content Massive junk pile angers commuity

Growing pile of household junk left on street.

’Outrageous’ calls for mayor to be ‘lynched’

Premium Content ’Outrageous’ calls for mayor to be ‘lynched’

Lawyers warn social media users to be careful after mayor threats.

Councillor spreadsheet bungle shares private details of 800

Premium Content Councillor spreadsheet bungle shares private details of 800

A councillor spreadsheet bungle shared details of 800 residents.

‘Disgusted’: Charity 'barred' from feeding homeless

Premium Content ‘Disgusted’: Charity 'barred' from feeding homeless

You Have A Friend claims it’s blocked from feeding homeless.

Pain in the grass: 13 parkers stung $667 in one council hit

Premium Content Pain in the grass: 13 parkers stung $667 in one council hit

Lyndon Arnold's first parking fine is big enough to break the bank.

Crumbs! Mayor investigated for making son’s cake at council

Premium Content Crumbs! Mayor investigated for making son’s cake at council

A mayor is in strife for cooking cake in council kitchen.

Koala protection policy ‘shameful’

Premium Content Koala protection policy ‘shameful’

A council’s updated koala policy has been slammed as tokenism.

Council boss recommends his own huge pay rise and a 4WD

Premium Content Council boss recommends his own huge pay rise and a 4WD

A council CEO has penned a report recommending he get a pay rise.

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