Queensland LNP Leader Deb Frecklington has praised retiring Caloundra MP Mark McArdle for his outstanding service to his...

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28th June 2019 8:06 AM

Granite Belt residents have voted to take extreme measures if their de-amalgamation wishes are not heard.

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28th April 2019 2:04 PM

Read the second part of our series on council de-amalgamation with journalist Tim Jarrett

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03rd April 2019 1:04 AM

Clarence Valley Council General Manager Ashley Lindsay shares his views on the amalgamation.

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30th March 2019 7:03 AM

'The organisation now is far better equipped to manage council services than they were back in 2004.'

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30th March 2019 1:03 AM

Is there real community interest in pushing for a de-amalgamation of Clarence Valley Council?

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30th March 2019 1:03 AM

The Condamine Alliance and SouthWest NRM are combining to form a new entity - Southern Queensland NRM.

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28th May 2018 3:05 PM

ONE of the architects behind a plan to create a new rural council out of the western Toowoomba region doesn't hold much...

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02nd May 2018 5:05 AM

With thirteen hundred people at today's public rally and close to 6000 petition signatures, the people of the Granite Belt...

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29th April 2018 6:04 PM

"I CAN'T watch an organisation deliver inefficient services to customers. We have to be more efficient.”

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14th April 2018 4:04 AM

AMALGAMATION hasn't stopped Childers being a "top-level town”, says resident John Cheney.

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20th March 2018 5:03 AM

Christine Hogan said it was time the community grabbed the bull by the horns “in a much stronger, united regional...

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20th March 2018 5:03 AM

I strongly believe that in order to grow and progress, the whole region needs to work together and be promoted as a...

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19th March 2018 5:03 AM

WHEN Paul Antonio was called into Brisbane 10 years ago, the Millmerran mayor had little clue that Peter Beattie was...

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17th March 2018 5:03 AM

Today marks 10 years since Gladstone City Council, Miriam Vale Shire and Calliope Shire merged to form the Gladstone Region...

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15th March 2018 4:03 AM

A Queensland council heavyweight said claims amalgamations would save money were clearly illusory.

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12th March 2018 6:03 AM

Moreton Shire had a population of 50,000 and Ipswich had 80,000 in 1995.

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12th March 2018 5:03 AM

A local group has called for a council de-amalgamation, with members saying they're fed up at the Granite Belt being...

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24th Oct. 2017 12:10 PM

IT'S been a busy time for the two elder statesmen of the Monto-based Hockey family.

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27th Sept. 2017 1:09 PM

WITH money offered to council now going through amalgamation, Clarence Valley Council is planning to lobby for 2004...

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25th July 2017 8:07 AM

NOOSA is still paying for its de-amalgamation from the Sunshine Coast Regional Council more than three years on from the...

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23rd June 2017 6:06 AM

FEELING disconnected from Gladstone, a Baffle Creek man has launched a petition to put the township under the Bundaberg...

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27th Aug. 2016 9:08 AM

Clarence Valley election watchers can't remember the last time party politics entered the local arena, but the Greens have...

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08th Aug. 2016 11:08 AM

Teachers accuse New South Wales Government of deliberately waiting until after the Federal Election to announce reforms...

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16th July 2016 9:07 AM

SACKED mayors rallied at the New South Wales parliament on Thursday in protest against the forced council amalgamations...

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09th June 2016 6:06 PM

RELATIVELY smooth, if hectic, for council transition with former Maclean and Clarence Valley mayor at the helm of...

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06th June 2016 12:06 PM

THE New South Wales Government says it is undeterred after the first meeting of a newly amalgamated council in Sydney...

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26th May 2016 8:05 AM

THE Labor Opposition in New South Wales has vowed to reverse the Baird government’s plan to force dozens of councils to...

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14th May 2016 5:05 AM

MOTION carried for two sports councils to adopt the same constituion but otherwise remain autonomous.

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26th April 2016 11:04 AM

Proposed changes will see sports councils replaced by two individual committees under the same constitution

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15th April 2016 11:04 AM

The Sunshine Coast and Noosa are clearly divided on the de-amalgamation debate and there are also some differing views on...

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14th March 2016 5:03 AM

LETTER: IN 2007 Maryborough Shire rates totalled $24.4 million a year. Now after eight years of amalgamation we're...

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04th March 2016 5:03 AM

Lower Clarence Sports Council delegate hits back at Clarence Valley council's proposal to amalgamate two sports...

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02nd Feb. 2016 7:02 AM

TWENTY new councils will be created by merging 42 councils in regional NSW.

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18th Dec. 2015 6:12 PM

POPULATION forecasts used to pressure Kyogle Council into merging with its neighbours has been labelled a “statistical...

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13th Nov. 2015 5:11 AM

LOCAL Government NSW has urged the government to rule out reinstating a rejected “rural model” that strips small councils...

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06th Nov. 2015 4:11 AM

PARLIAMENTARY Secretary Katrina Hodgkinson has her wires crossed about the removal of the “rural model” for local councils...

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04th Nov. 2015 5:11 AM

KYOGLE Council walked into a bar. “Anyone want to amalgamate with me?”

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30th Oct. 2015 5:10 AM

THE Greens have challenged the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal to issue each NSW local council with the...

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28th Oct. 2015 4:10 AM