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LGAQ takes out winning spots at IPWEA Excellence Awards

QCoast2100 and QWRAP are providing winning solutions for Queensland councils.

We need access to a growth tax

CEO column: "Contrary to public opinion, rates are not a growth tax."

Australian-first development tracker launches in Sunshine Coast

An Australian-first application tracking system has been launched by Sunshine Coast Council.

Welcome interim funding for remote indigenous housing

The Palaszczuk Government should be congratulated on its decision to invest $40 million next year on a modest housing program for remote indigenous communities in Queensland.

Standing up for councils

At its core, the LGAQ is a creature of Queensland councils. It has been since its beginning 122 years ago. We are a not-for-profit public company limited by guarantee.

LGAQ appears at waste hearing

The LGAQ this week appeared behalf of its members at the public hearing into the highly anticipated Waste Reduction and Recycling (Waste Levy) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2018.

10 things not to miss at the 2018 LGAQ Annual Conference

Themes of trust and security – online and off – will weave their way through showcase projects, services and sessions featured at Conference.

Feral deer, pigs and goats - what's their impact?

Councils can let the government know how they, their community and their local environment are being impacted by these wild animals.

Why this year's LGAQ communications forum is a gamechanger

We're hosting a new kind of communication and professional development event: LGx.

New dog breeding guidelines introduced

From 1 October new guidelines and welfare standards for dog breeding will be introduced by the Queensland State Government.

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.
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