NSW councils like Coffs Harbour, which is set to run out of space for landfill in "between one and three years", complain that the State Government is collecting landfill waste levies from them without reinvesting it in recycling facilities.
A road in Tasmania's south has been made out of hundreds of thousand plastic bags and glass bottles, in a trial which is being closely watched by local governments around the state.
Darwin Lord Mayor Kon Vatskalis denies his decision to sign a "cooperation agreement" between Darwin City Council and a Chinese district was in any way related to his wife's historic links to the Chinese Government-run Confucius Institute.
In a tense first meeting of the newly elected Glamorgan Spring Bay council, support is given to the controversial Cambria Green tourism development.
Long-time elderly residents in Port Hedland are shocked over news that they will have to leave their homes.
A regional South Australian council has begun removing about 500 trolleys from waters near its wharf, amid concerns over community safety.
There are no roads, no sewerage, no bridge, and no water but the Queensland Government overrules a local council giving the green light to a plan to build 700 homes and hundreds more units on a remote island.
The State Opposition lambasts the overhaul of NSW stamp duties, saying a savings of $500 in three years' time does little to help future homebuyers.
A move towards consent laws centred around "yes means yes" rather than "no means no" has hit a speed bump in the ACT Legislative Assembly.
Tamworth bows out of its bid to host a Qantas pilot academy, instead choosing Virgin Australia as its preferred airline to establish a training school.