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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.

  • Bulloo blitzing divide between Council and landholders over wild dogs

    A unique program aimed at bridging the divide between Council and landholders around wild dog management is winning kudos in local government circles for Bulloo Shire.

    A unique program aimed at bridging the divide between Council and landholders around wild dog manage…

  • Councils step up to protect the Reef

    Cassowary Coast, Isaac and Bundaberg regional councils have joined a research project to protect the Great Barrier Reef from silt washed from thousands of kilometres of unsealed country roads.

    Cassowary Coast, Isaac and Bundaberg regional councils have joined a research project to protect the…

  • 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…