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LGAQ donates $20,000 to drought appeal

The Local Government Association of Queensland will donate $20,000 to the Queensland Drought Appeal to help ensure local communities remain resilient in the face of ongoing drought.

Let us stand together on grant funding

Canberra has an obligation to help support ALL local communities and at the moment that support is simply not good enough.

Rural and regional economies see the benefit of public art

Silo art projects draw thousands of tourists and have been recognised in some of the world’s most popular international travel guides.

Pain of a sunburnt country

Discussion around the ravages of drought across half of the Queensland land mass has been front and centre in the media the last few weeks, as it should.

Riding the plastic free wave

A new pilot project has started in Noosa that focuses around a systematic, source reduction approach to reducing the use of disposable, single-use plastics.

A new waterwaste treatment plant for Bundaberg

Guest piece: Largest infrastructure project ever undertaken by Bundaberg Regional Council officially opens.

What role for the CCC in local government?

It is time to tackle the difficult and often thorny issue of the role of the Crime and Corruption Commission in the daily life of Queensland councils.

More flights essential for regional Queensland economy

Improving health, education and tourism outcomes for communities through cheaper and more flights to regional Queensland formed the central discussion at a RAPAD forum this week.
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