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City Of Hobart and Glenorchy City Council - Energy Efficient Street Lights

Council boundaries are no barrier to councils cooperating to deliver services, as this story from the City of Hobart Council and Glenorchy City Council shows. View Story

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Break O'Day Council - THRIVE

The Break O’Day community face a complex range of challenges, from limited access to health services, training and development opportunities, high unemployment, demographic impacts and other barriers to growth.  View Story

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Glenorchy City Council

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

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Circular Head Council - Youth Strategic Plan

Circular Head Council thought their Youth Policy was in need of a shake up, in order to give local kids the best chance in life. 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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West Coast Council - Community Plan 

The West Coast Council area is small in population but large in geographical area, which although beautiful, is also quite a drive for visitors to get to. These are the challenges and the opportunities relevant to the people of the West Coast and their council. This story will show how the whole community and the council came together to meet these challenges. 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


Waratah Wynyard Council - Sustainable Murchison Community Plan

In Australia we divide our country up into states and council areas to plan and provide government services. Increasingly though, regional approaches to planning and service delivery are bringing benefits to communities.  View Story