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Salute to our community leaders

As the floodwaters receded in Townsville, there were countless stories of people doing their utmost to help neighbours cope with the disaster.

Partnership with councils needed to achieve zero waste future

Local councils have welcomed new laws governing the future of waste management in Queensland but will remain vigilant in ensuring that households not wear the costs.

Federal payments to flood-hit shires welcomed

Queensland’s peak body for local councils has praised the quick response by Prime Minister Scott Morrison to the emerging crisis caused by last week’s unprecedented deluge in north Queensland.

LGAQ welcomes top bureaucrat

The Local Government Association of Queensland has welcomed the appointment of Frankie Carroll as Queensland Under Treasurer.

Councils donate to help flood victims

It is clear that communities in north Queensland will need an enormous amount of assistance to recover...

ROC Assembly meets ahead of election

The State’s Regional Organisation of Councils met this week to discuss advocacy priorities ahead of an imminent federal election.

Epic floods bring out the best of councils

Meeting nature's epic challenges includes doing the impossible in the most hazardous conditions and working unbelievable hours.

Councils welcome new integrity guidelines

New guidelines on managing conflicts of interest in local government will help provide councillors with a clearer picture on what is expected of them in wake of integrity reforms.

What makes Southern Downs proud? Ten facts and figures.

When you used to say solar energy, you wouldn’t say Southern Downs. But that’s about to change.

Connect four: Elected member update program final piece of the puzzle

As councillors across Queensland enter the final year of the local government term, the LGAQ’s flagship Elected Member Update program kicks off.

Podcast: Growing tourism in QLD in 2019.

Podcast: What will be the challenges and opportunities for Queensland councils as they build their tourism industries in 2019?

What makes Cloncurry proud? Four friendly reasons.

For anyone who’s ever visited ‘The Curry’, it’s hardly a surprise that it’s officially been named the friendliest town in Queensland. For the second time.
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