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LGAQ big data takes shape

This week was all about Big Data and our analytics team, LG Sherlock. We are deadly serious about implementing the highest standards around the use of data and building trust with the broader community.

Toowoomba calls for fair share

Toowoomba Regional Council is backing a campaign to increase the Financial Assistance Grants.

Regional councils say Federal grants are key

This week's Assembly of Queensland’s Regional Organisations of Councils (ROCs) reaffirms the pressing need for Federal Financial Assistance Grants

Data ethics committee to advise local government sector

A special ethics committee of experts has been established to advise the local government sector on the management and use of data by Queensland’s 77 councils.

Have your say - draft waste strategy

Provide your input for the LGAQ submission on the Draft Waste Management and Resource Recovery Strategy, needed by Wednesday 27 March, 2019.

Councils call for a better approach to dealing with drought

The deluge in the north has not meant an end to the drought in much of Qld.

Salute to our community leaders

As the floodwaters receded in Townsville, there were countless stories of people doing their utmost to help neighbours cope with the disaster.

Partnership with councils needed to achieve zero waste future

Local councils have welcomed new laws governing the future of waste management in Queensland but will remain vigilant in ensuring that households not wear the costs.

Federal payments to flood-hit shires welcomed

Queensland’s peak body for local councils has praised the quick response by Prime Minister Scott Morrison to the emerging crisis caused by last week’s unprecedented deluge in north Queensland.

LGAQ welcomes top bureaucrat

The Local Government Association of Queensland has welcomed the appointment of Frankie Carroll as Queensland Under Treasurer.

Councils welcome new integrity guidelines

New guidelines on managing conflicts of interest in local government will help provide councillors with a clearer picture on what is expected of them in wake of integrity reforms.
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