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Waste Bill extends deadline for councils

The Parliamentary Committee inquiring into the legislation underpinning the waste levy has extended the deadline for Queensland councils to have their say, following lobbying by the LGAQ.

Big battles, big wins

When it comes to protecting the interests of local councils and their communities, the courts are often where the big battles are fought.

Fast five on anaerobic digestion

As the LGAQ and the Queensland State Government continue to work together towards a zero waste to landfill future, the solutions that will be a part of that future are taking shape.

Councils collaborate to keep water and sewage costs low

Queensland councils are joining forces to streamline the design and construction of vital community water and sewage assets across the state.

Waste solutions on tour

The investigation by Peak Services into this industry was spot on: Queensland can support the roll out of five to eight anaerobic digestion plants to produce energy from waste.

Protecting our animals

The way in which we protect the places where native animals are mostly likely to breed is currently under the microscope in Queensland. Have your say by Tuesday 2 October.

Further steps on road to grant reform

The Queensland Government is to be congratulated for its commitment to reform the system of grants and subsidies to local government.

Public perceptions of local councils integrity on the rise

New research released in August has found that nearly 10% more Australians have increased levels of trust in local government compared to 2016.

Waste levy: Does not clean up councils concerns

The Palaszczuk Government’s unveiling of its waste levy legislation has local councils continuing to grapple with how they are expected to collect this new tax for the State.

Register now for LGx

Registrations are now open for LGAQ's signature media and communications event, LGx.
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