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  • Welcoming Blackall-Tambo Mayor Andrew Martin to the LGAQ Policy Executive

    The LGAQ welcomes Blackall-Tambo Mayor Andrew Martin to the LGAQ Policy Executive.

    The LGAQ welcomes Blackall-Tambo Mayor Andrew Martin to the LGAQ Policy Executive.

  • Councils take proactive steps to protect employees from silent killer

    Central Highlands, Rockhampton, Banana, Noosa and Toowoomba Councils have all bought bowel cancer testing kits for their staff.

    Central Highlands, Rockhampton, Banana, Noosa and Toowoomba Councils have all bought bowel cancer te…

  • Emergency housing measures put on the table

    Queensland’s councils have put forward a series of immediate measures to tackle the statewide housing crisis, as they joined Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk’s emergency housing round table.

    Queensland’s councils have put forward a series of immediate measures to tackle the statewide hous…

  • Action plan to address overcrowding in remote and discrete First Nations communities

    A desperate housing shortage is putting First Nations children at a disadvantage at school and setting back health care and life expectancy.

    A desperate housing shortage is putting First Nations children at a disadvantage at school and setti…

  • Councils offer solutions to housing crisis

    LGAQ Chief Executive Officer Alison Smith said councils have been working hard to help find and deliver solutions to the housing crisis.

    LGAQ Chief Executive Officer Alison Smith said councils have been working hard to help find and deli…

  • Government protocols following the passing of Queen Elizabeth II

    Government protocols following the passing of Queen Elizabeth II

    Government protocols following the passing of Queen Elizabeth II

  • Big step forward for disaster resilience

    LGAQ has welcomed the Federal Government taking the next step towards delivering up to $200 million a year in disaster prevention and resilience funding.

    LGAQ has welcomed the Federal Government taking the next step towards delivering up to $200 million …

  • Nominations open for $5,000 domestic and family violence prevention award

    Nominations have opened for the LGAQ’s third annual $5,000 Alison Woolla Memorial Award for local leadership in preventing domestic and family violence.

    Nominations have opened for the LGAQ’s third annual $5,000 Alison Woolla Memorial Award for local …

  • Banana Shire Council's solar recycling facility shows proactive waste approach

    Researchers from Macquarie University predict that Australia will accumulate one million tonnes of solar panel waste by 2047—the weight of 19 Sydney Harbour Bridges.

    Researchers from Macquarie University predict that Australia will accumulate one million tonnes of s…

  • New Cherbourg contact centre provides opportunity for locals

    Work has officially begun at Cherbourg’s trailblazing new community call centre that was opened in April—the first call centre in a First Nations community in the country.

    Work has officially begun at Cherbourg’s trailblazing new community call centre that was opened in…