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LGAQ donates $20,000 to drought appeal

The Local Government Association of Queensland will donate $20,000 to the Queensland Drought Appeal to help ensure local communities remain resilient in the face of ongoing drought.

Cairns summit to discuss cities of the future

Leaders from local government and technology entrepreneurs are gathering in Cairns for the Future Cities, Smart Communities Summit

Good move on short-term letting

These reforms are required so we can more accurately monitor the availability of rental accommodation stock, decreased housing affordability and negative impacts on local communities.

Statement from LGAQ President Mark Jamieson on Ipswich City Council

The Local Government’s Minister’s decision to proceed with the dismissal of Ipswich City Council is profoundly regrettable if understandable.

Councils need to drive reform in indigenous communities

Queensland’s democratically-elected indigenous councils need to be at the centre of decision-making in any reforms to the delivery of services to remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island communities

LGAQ welcomes new start date for Container Refund Scheme

We have learned from interstate experiences that rushing the roll-out would considerably impact local government and industry

Queensland State Budget a good start for councils

Some hits, some misses: the Budget contains critical commitment to help ensure Queensland councils continue to provide the services and infrastructure their communities need.

Qld councils reject proposed levy on household waste

Another grave concern for local government is the lack of commitment to ensure the levy is returned to where it’s needed most.

LGAQ welcomes major boost to Queensland's disaster fund

The Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ) has applauded the State Government’s announcement this week to commit $38 million to strengthen communities’ disaster resilience.

LGAQ condemns call for council commission as sheer madness

The LGAQ is calling on the State Government to rethink the proposal before going down this disastrous path.
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