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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.

The ‘dark truth’ about what parking inspectors endure

The ‘dark truth’ about what parking inspectors endure

‘Harassed and pressured’: Parking inspectors' ire over daily quotas.

Mayor’s ‘shock’ over advisor’s suspension

Premium Content Mayor’s ‘shock’ over advisor’s suspension

Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate ‘shocked’ as his main man is stood down.

What authorities don't want you to know in times of crisis

What authorities don't want you to know in times of crisis

Authorities not telling us all we need to know in times of crisis.

CHRC budget a winner for facilities and roads

CHRC budget a winner for facilities and roads

Council's 2019-2020 budget adopted.

Properties flogged after rates not paid

Properties flogged after rates not paid

A QLD council is selling off 8 properties

Sacked Fraser Coast Mayor

Sacked Fraser Coast Mayor

Chris Loft speaking outside court.

Stunning rates bungle: Judge tells council to pay up

Stunning rates bungle: Judge tells council to pay up

Three years of rates in disarray

Council mergers: Did they actually save us money?

Council mergers: Did they actually save us money?

A decade on from council mergers, was the pain worth it?

Minister dodges questions on Loft's appeal

Minister dodges questions on Loft's appeal

Mr Loft was yesterday due to appeal in the Supreme Court on Tuesday.

HISTORIC: Loft first mayor in Queensland to be sacked

Premium Content HISTORIC: Loft first mayor in Queensland to be sacked

Minister Hinchliffe made the decision 10am Friday.

Councils seek more control over Airbnb

Councils seek more control over Airbnb

Councillors felt strongly about this issue - voting 166 to 23.

A disgrace: Calls for double lane hwy from Gympie to Cairns

A disgrace: Calls for double lane hwy from Gympie to Cairns

LNP politician grilled on state of the Bruce Hwy

Flying foxes causing a fracas for councils

Flying foxes causing a fracas for councils

'There must be a way': Plan to deal with flying foxes

Paid parking expanded across Sunshine Coast

Paid parking expanded across Sunshine Coast

Warning new measures will hurt small businesses

Controversial development approved despite exceeding height limits

Controversial development approved despite exceeding height...

Development beyond height limits will go ahead

'An ice user got less': Man slams 'unAustralian' parking fine

'An ice user got less': Man slams 'unAustralian' parking...

Coast man's fury as breakdown has him fined more than an ice user

Mayor hits out at sack threat, deletes post, pledges to make Coast Qld's best region

Mayor hits out at sack threat, deletes post, pledges to make...

The Mayor faces the prospect of being sacked or suspended.

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