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Redland City Council takes stand on cyber respect

Redland City Council has taken a public stand against negative online behaviour, launching a #pledgenot2sledge social media campaign - and they're encouraging Qld councils to get involved.

Now is the time to secure a zero waste future

“We know the technology to progress to a true zero waste future now exists. Now is the time to invest in the infrastructure that can make this happen, the LGAQ stands ready to lead change in this area,” Mayor Mark Jamieson, President.

Councils encouraged to supply submissions to Bill by 21 March

Councils are encouraged to provide copies of their submissions to the Local Government Electoral and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2018 to the LGAQ by 21 March.

Mother Nature comes calling

Good old mother nature was front and centre in Queensland over the last week with 10 councils disaster declared and 30 activated under Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements.

ROC assembly pushes local issues

Read the communique and hear from the members who attended the Regional Organisations of Councils (ROCs) held this week in Brisbane.

Fraser Coast councillor to represent local government on waste advisory panel

The LGAQ this week nominated Cr Anne Maddern from Fraser Coast Regional Council to represent local government on a technical advisory panel for the Department of Environment and Science.

Local government key player in biodiversity

In response to the Federal Government's draft Strategy for Nature, the LGAQ has emphasised councils' role in enhancing biodiversity.

On National Close The Gap Day, an open letter to the Prime Minister

Today on National Close the Gap Day, the Local Government Association of Queensland pays its respects to our great country’s first Peoples.

Wild weather across Queensland : Video update with LGAQ CEO Greg Hallam

LGAQ CEO Greg Hallam gives an update on the weather system that has affected one third of Queensland local government areas.
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