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LGAQ lead drone trial for disaster management

News Release | The Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ) is hosting a live drone trial this week to investigate the future of drone technology use in disaster management.

Federal budget returns indexation to Financial Assistance Grants

The Federal Government has confirmed that indexation will be returned to Financial Assistance Grants (FAGs) in today’s Federal Budget release.

Mackay welcomes 2017 Local Government Disaster Management Conference

NEWS RELEASE: The three-day event ‘Our new conversation’ will see key disaster management stakeholders share information and experiences following Tropical Cyclone Debbie, using the recent natural disaster as a platform to discuss building community resilience and local capacity.

LGAQ welcomes $4m Doomadgee-Burketown optic fibre project

The LGAQ has welcomed this morning’s commissioning of the $4m Doomadgee to Burketown optic fibre project, set to greatly improve Burke Shire’s digital capability through faster internet speeds and next generation mobile phone services.

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.
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