It is estimated that by 2025, between 25 billion and 50 billion devices will be connected to the Internet of Things (IoT). IoT is the interconnection of devices via the internet enabling them to send … Continued
Councils were required to submit their annual reports to the Minister for Local Government (Minister) by 30 September this year. They must then meet to consider their annual reports within one month from the date … Continued
It is becoming increasingly common for councils to seek to establish panels for the procurement of works, goods and services over a contract term. These panel arrangements typically involve: the council seeking tenders from potential … Continued
The Victorian Government has launched Victoria’s cyber security strategy with the vision of ensuring “secure and resilient Government information, services and infrastructure”. The strategy has a clear focus on building cyber resilience at the Victorian … Continued
The Local Government (Electoral) Regulations 2016 have just been amended to make specific provision for the forthcoming City of Greater Geelong election. The amendments create a new form of questionnaire for candidates contesting that council’s … Continued
In a Report tabled in the Victorian Parliament on 9 August 2017, the Commission of Inquiry into the Ararat Rural City Council has found that the Council failed to act in the interest of the … Continued
On Wednesday the Sydney Public Reserves (Public Safety) Bill 2017 (Bill), which was introduced into the NSW Parliament only the day before, passed through both houses of the NSW Parliament without amendment. It is anticipated … Continued
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