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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

The Mandarin Jobwatch: last chance to be Qld’s council go-between

The Mandarin's Jobwatch is back. If you'd like to be a deputy departmental head in Queensland responsible for local government, that ship is set to sail this Friday. On the other side of that coin, Brisbane City needs a new CIO, and it's a big city. Victoria needs a new surveyor-general, and Sydney's new police watchdog needs a chief. Read More