The reality of drought
Whilst the focus in the media has been on farmers in drought affected areas, the flow on effect to towns and communities as a result of decreased income is palpable.
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Proud to be your council
Meet real-life council heroes, performing the daily jobs that keep our communities safe, happy and healthy.
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Vital funding push
Communities deserve a much better deal from Canberra to properly fund local infrastructure and facilities such as libraries, parks and roads.
UNDERSTANDING THE ISSUE
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Strategic leadership in 2019
Gain your full-day Strategic Leadership Short Course for 2019 Finance Summit delegates.
ROC on into 2019
Welcome to 2019 for what will be a seminal year in local government.
Commonwealth bridges renewal program opens
Round Four of the Bridges Renewal program has opened, and the turnaround for councils to apply is tight.
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.
End of waste code could add extra pressure to communities
In its submission to the End of Waste Code for Biosolids Draft the LGAQ has said additional regulation and cost requirements could add considerable pressure to Queensland communities.
LGAQ leads from the front on data ethics
The Local Government Association of Queensland is leading the way in ensuring trust, transparency and accountability drive the use and management of data by the State’s 77 local councils.
More federal money, faster for local communities equals more jobs
Local councils in Queensland have called on Canberra to kickstart regional economies through a fairer deal on financial assistance grants it delivers to local communities.
A 3D approach to slowing motorists
What started as a quick glance on Facebook by Boulia Shire Mayor Rick Britton has ended in a project that can claim to be the first of its kind in Australia.
How the Thargomindah Airport Terminal & Bulloo River Walk are bringing in the tourists and growing a community.
Proud to be your council
We spoke to some real-life council heroes about why they're proud to be your council for our new campaign.
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