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Break O'Day and Dorset Councils - Blue Derby MTB Trail

Regionals towns face some huge economic obstacles, see how Dorset and Break O'Day councils have performed an economic miracle in Derby and beyond. View Story


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West Tamar Council and Flinders Council - Resource Sharing

Councils are expected to provide the same level of services, regardless of budget, see how West Tamar and Flinders Councils are resource sharing to economically deliver development assessment service to communities in remote locations.  View Story

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Glenorchy City Council - Innovation and Employee Contribution Scheme

Using a variety of clever techniques, Glenorchy City Council are encouraging a culture of innovation in the workplace.  View Story


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Northern Lights - Energy Efficient Lighting

Rising power costs are hitting us all hard, see how Tasmania’s northern councils are working together to reduce their communities street lighting bill.  View Story


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Dorset and King Island Council - Active Youth Program

The Active Youth Program was developed by Dorset Council staff and is run with the help of some fantastic volunteers. View Story


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Kingborough Council - Natural Hazards and Climate Change

With many towns on the water, a growing population, and the modern appetite for beach and coastal living it is not surprising that Kingborough Council have taken the lead on planning for and managing natural hazards and the role climate change, particularly for the areas beautiful beaches.  View Story


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Devonport City Council - Festival of Learning 

A comprehensive program of activities was put together to demonstrate the wide variety of learning opportunities available in Devonport - in a hands on way. View Story


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Tasman Council - Community Wellness Expo

As part of its work to help their community get access to physical activity and health information, Tasman Council identified that there were actually a limited range of physical activity and health service providers working on the Tasman Peninsula. So the Council resolved to do something about it!  View Story


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Brighton Council - Head In The Clouds

Brighton Council recently ditched its computer servers and moved all their electronic data to Microsoft’s Azure ‘cloud’ platform. Things like rates, financials, asset management and GIS mapping are now all cloud based.  View Story.

 

 
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