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Findings of no criminality welcomed

The Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ) has welcomed the Crime and Corruption Commission's findings of no criminality following its investigation into Gold Coast City Council.

Element of intent must remain in new Conflict of Interest offences

The LGAQ is urging the Palaszczuk Government ensure the element of intent remains part of planned new conflict of interest offences currently before State Parliament.

Queenslanders say they are satisfied with their local councils as they prepare to cast their vote

Almost two-thirds of voters are satisfied with their local council as they prepare to cast their vote in the upcoming March 28 quadrennial elections

Key events for Queensland councils in 2020

Feel like sharing? Pass onto your Council colleagues – this list has something for everyone.

Queensland councils support fires funds effort

The $77,000 LGAQ donation represents $1,000 for and on behalf of each of Queensland's 77 local councils.

Invasive plants failure leaves biosecurity time bomb ticking

Decisive action urged as a long-awaited report into State Parliament’s ‘Inquiry into invasive plants and their control in Queensland’ has been released with no recommendations.

Queensland councils call for more support as "creeping disaster" spreads

The LGAQ is calling on all State and Federal Government leaders to unite to drive a unified approach to water security.

Queensland Invasive Pests Strategy a Good Start but Funding Vital

We need real outcomes if Queensland’s $20 billion primary production sector is to be effectively supported. Sufficient funding is critical to ensure the ongoing vitality of these industries in our regional communities.

No time to waste to boost recycling funding

The need to manage our own waste and recycling is urgent, but to do this both State and Commonwealth leaders must come to the party.

LGAQ President calls for end to politically motivated campaign against Redlands councillor

The President of the LGAQ, Mayor Mark Jamieson has called on the Member for Capalaba, Don Brown MP, to cease using Parliamentary Privilege to pursue a political agenda against a fellow elected representative, whilst due process runs its course.
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