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  • Failed CCC councillor cases need immediate ​​​​​​​post-prosecution review

    The LGAQ is calling for swift post-prosecution reviews of other failed cases launched by the CCC against mayors and councillors.

    The LGAQ is calling for swift post-prosecution reviews of other failed cases launched by the CCC aga…

  • CCC Commission of Inquiry findings welcomed, now compensation must flow to those impacted

    LGAQ CEO Alison Smith today welcomed the report of the Commission of Inquiry into the CCC, including the recommendation 32 recommendations.

    LGAQ CEO Alison Smith today welcomed the report of the Commission of Inquiry into the CCC, including…

  • Entries open for LGAQ’s $15,000 reporting prize

    The Bean Lockyer Ticehurst Award for Excellence in Regional Journalism is open to print, television/video, online and radio.

    The Bean Lockyer Ticehurst Award for Excellence in Regional Journalism is open to print, television/…

  • Coastal Leaders set to converge on Gladstone

    With more than half of Queensland’s councils situated along a coastline and being home to more than 3.5 million residents, there are challenges aplenty for Queensland’s coastal councils.

    With more than half of Queensland’s councils situated along a coastline and being home to more tha…

  • Artists urged to prepare for Gladstone art comp

    Artists and creatives are being encouraged to begin brainstorming their entry ideas for the 47th Rio Tinto & QAL Martin Hanson Memorial Art Awards ahead of the submission period in early October.

    Artists and creatives are being encouraged to begin brainstorming their entry ideas for the 47th Rio…

  • Youth urban art project brightens Cairns

    Teenagers making their way from the youth justice system into employment have been beautifying parks, footpaths and underpasses in Cairns.

    Teenagers making their way from the youth justice system into employment have been beautifying parks…

  • Council road research to seal reef protection

    Queensland councils have stepped up to protect the Great Barrier Reef from silt washed from thousands of kilometres of unsealed country roads damaging the natural icon.

    Queensland councils have stepped up to protect the Great Barrier Reef from silt washed from thousand…

  • Action plan to tackle housing crisis

    Quadrupling social housing funding, extending the First Home Owners’ Grant and unlocking abandoned, unused and empty properties are ways to begin conquering Queensland’s housing crisis.

    Quadrupling social housing funding, extending the First Home Owners’ Grant and unlocking abandoned…

  • MBRC: Activate the Supernode!

    One of Australia’s largest proposed ‘green data’ storage facilities has been announced for the Moreton Bay region. 

    One of Australia’s largest proposed ‘green data’ storage facilities has been announced for the…

  • Aurukun artists showcase Wik and Kugu stories at CIAF

    Traditional performance and artefacts reflecting the cultural stories behind the paintings and sculptures of Aurukun’s Wik and Kugu Arts Centre artists are part of their exhibitions.

    Traditional performance and artefacts reflecting the cultural stories behind the paintings and sculp…