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local government

Take a shower local government; you stink

Both the Queensland Premier and CCC chair used the 'bad smell' metaphor to describe the persistence of perceptions of corruption in the local government sector. Action finally has the consent of all the key players. Read More

Why local council elections are undemocratic

Through quirks of history that give votes for corporations and extra votes to property owners, local government elections in five Australian states are subject to unfair rules that have no place in Australia’s 21st-century democracy, argues Ryan Goss. Read More