Archived News for Professionals in State Government - June, 2013
The University of Melbourne is announcing the launch of the new Melbourne School of Government (MSoG), which it hopes will provide the Asia Pacific’s next crop of political leaders.
The newly released NSW State Budget holds some dire news for workers in the judicial system, with word up to 100 jobs will be cut from the Attorney-General’s Department.
The Federal Government is urging Western Australia to accept a revised funding model of under the National Plan for School Improvement, which it claims will deliver $2.8 billion over six years.
72 New South Wales councils will share in $38.7 million in State Government funding to help them improve resource recovery, tackle waste and improve their local environment.
The Queensland State Government is replacing its Hospital and Health Services accounting software with new system it says will put Queensland in line with National Health Reform guidelines.
The Victorian Government has announced red tape cuts which it says will deliver a streamlined approval process to the delivery of major projects throughout the state.
The Queensland Government is calling on the community of the Gladstone region to submit their views on two new draft water resource plans (WRPs) being prepared for the Boyne River Basin.
The Queensland Government is calling for community feedback on Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed $1.76 billion Byerwen Coal Mine, north of the Bowen Basin.
The Queensland Government has announced $4.2 billion will be allocated in the 2013-14 State Budget to rebuild the state after this year’s floods, with $2.1 billion of that going to road rebuilding.
The Queensland Government and Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ) have announced they are working together on a new program aimed at developing a best practice development approval process.
In what may go down as the most insensitive piece of political word play this year, Queensland Treasurer Tim Nicholls has admitted that his state’s journey back to surplus has been ‘blown off course’ by ex-Tropical Cyclone Oswald.
The Tasmanian Southern Council’s management committee has handed down a set of new schemes for all southern Tasmanian council, which represents a major step in the overhaul of the state’s planning system according to Deputy Premier Bryan Green.