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LGAQ supports victims of TC Debbie with donation

The Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ) has today pledged $25,000 to support the Queensland communities impacted by ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie. The local government peak body has also...

LGAQ and State Government collaborate to boost trade in QLD

LGAQ President Mayor Mark Jamieson and Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment Curtis Pitt, have signed a Statement of Intent to develop a cooperative partnership to promote and coordinate trade and investment opportunities in Queensland.

Bold idea could light up state: LGAQ

NEWS RELEASE: A bid for the state’s councils to own and upgrade the technology behind Queensland’s street lighting network has attracted significant community support

Indigenous leaders gather in Cairns for emergency housing meeting

NEWS RELEASE | Leaders from Queensland’s Indigenous councils will gather in Cairns this week to call on the Commonwealth Government to continue to fund housing in their remote communities, with current funding slated to cease on June 30, 2018.

Councils welcome "common sense" decision on disaster funding

NEWS RELEASE | Queensland councils have applauded the Federal Government’s common-sense decision to reimburse councils opting to use their own plant and equipment to clean up after natural disaster events.

Attend the 2017 National General Assembly QLD Local Government Breakfast and Briefing

Circular | FOR INFORMATION 2017-06: The LGAQ is holding its annual Queensland Local Government Breakfast and Briefing Session on Monday, 19 June 2017, in Canberra, to coincide with the Australian Local Government Association’s (ALGA) National General Assembly.

Local government leaders gather to discuss regional economy

NEWS RELEASE: LGAQ President and Sunshine Coast Mayor Mark Jamieson said that local councils are often key drivers of economic growth in the regions and it was important that the local government sector was included in any strategy aimed at boosting growth and creating sustainable jobs in Queensland.

Local government welcomes new Minister

NEWS RELEASE: LGAQ President Sunshine Coast Mayor Mark Jamieson said he looked forward to working with Mr Furner to ensure the strong partnership between the Palaszczuk Government and local councils continued to flourish.

QFF & LGAQ: Murray Darling Basin plans will hurt Queensland communities

NEWS RELEASE: Local Government Association of Queensland chief executive Greg Hallam said there were real concerns about the impact the proposed buyback would have on local communities.

Local communities set to reap the benefits of Works for Queensland jobs program

NEWS RELEASE: LGAQ acting chief executive Sarah Buckler welcomed the Government’s announcement, saying local councils were key regional employers and should be part of any good job creation program.
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