It started with an application to build a bike shed. Now, after a legal fight that originated in 1955, 87-year-old Antonio Iraci triumphs over the City of Fremantle in a battle that is set to land the council with a huge legal bill.
A people-powered revolution is taking place in north-east Victoria with the region's first community-led energy network going live.
For many people living along coastal Australia, taking their dog for a beach walk is an important part of daily life, but on the Gold Coast the growing human and dog populations are causing problems on the sand.
Reports emerge of reconnaissance-style drone crashing in outback Western Australia as Airbus says one of its aircraft was involved in an incident in the region.
The Brisbane City Council scraps its support for the controversial Mt Coot-tha zipline project, with Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner saying in a statement that protecting the area is his priority going forward.
A regional council left with a massive bill for removing 500 trolleys from an underwater graveyard near its wharf says it could force major retailers Coles and Woolworths to pay.
The Chinese consulate warned Georges River Council they didn't want 'any embarrassing situations' as they repeatedly pressured them to ban an independent media company that had been critical of China's Communist Party.
Councillors in the tourist hot spot of Byron Bay vote to crack down on hipsters not wearing leg-ropes while surfing.
Brisbane's Lord Mayor and veteran councillor Graham Quirk announces he is quitting the top job next week, eight years to the day he since he succeeded Campbell Newman.
Port Pirie smelter operator Nyrstar says the local council "had no legal basis" to increase the company's rates and issue a $1.34 million bill.