News in brief
Browse our news stories about the activities and achievements of Queensland local councils and learn more about the challenges and issues affecting local government and their communities.
Many of these stories are published in our weekly enewsletter Council Courier. If you would like to know more about these stories please contact the LGAQ media and communications team on 1300 542 700.
* Please note that these news stories are not LGAQ News Releases - formal LGAQ news/media releases can be found here.
10 reasons to see the LGAQ trade expo at this year’s conference
1. There will be an ice-cream and lolly bar. Yep.
3. There will be coffee.
We don't need to go on about it though. This isn't Melbourne.
4. You can build the #bestlibraryinqld at the State Library of QLD booth.
5. Learn how to create inspiring play spaces for hamsters, sorry - children, not hamsters - just children - with Playscape Creations and Urban Play. *Hamsters would be cool though so maybe just ask since you'll already be there.
7. Maybe water is more your thing? The Queensland Water Regional Alliance Program will be there to talk about all things water effecient.
8. Media superstars Ian Skippen and Anthony Frangi will be broadcasting live from the conference.
9.The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator will be providing all the details on the new permit system for Heavy Vehicles.
10. Caravanning Queensland will be on hand to help your council attract travellers and caravanners to your community.