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Councils welcome new complaints system

NEWS RELEASE: We want to make sure on behalf of our member councils that the detailed legislation giving effect to these reforms is the best it can be. It is important to ensure public confidence in the councillor complaints system, Greg Hallam, LGAQ CEO.

Local council businesses come together under one name

News Release: The new company, Peak Services, will bring together several previously separate businesses solely owned by the Local Government Association of Queensland.

How old are your buried water and sewerage pipes? We want to know!

NOTICE BOARD | Infrastructure: Council information requested. qldwater and the LGAQ are undertaking a high-level assessment of the scale and timing of the infrastructure deficit, with a focus on buried infrastructure. The results will inform advocacy and planning efforts. Closing 21 July, 2017

CALL FOR MOTIONS: 2017 LGAQ Annual Conference

CIRCULAR | For Action 2017-014: Motions should be endorsed at a council meeting and submitted to the LGAQ by Friday 25 August.

20 Million Trees Funding Opportunity

NOTICE BOARD | Grants: Apply for $20,000 - $100,000 for tree planting projects supporting threatened species and revegetating threatened bushland. Closes 15 August, 2017.

Waste Reduction and Recycling Amendment Bill 2017

CONSULTATION REQUEST | Help inform the LGAQ's submission the on the Waste Reduction and Recycling Amendment Bill.

Works for Queensland a winner for local jobs

News release | The Local Government Association of Queensland has welcomed the Palaszczuk Government’s $200 million extension of a highly successful job creation program aimed at regional parts of the State.

LGAQ rejects Pyne allegations

News release | The rejection by the State Government and the Opposition of calls by the Member for Cairns for a special inquiry into local government is welcome and sensible. Read full statement from LGAQ CEO Greg Hallam.

Queensland State Budget 2017-18

Circular | FOR INFORMATION 2017-012: The 2017-18 State Budget includes welcome boosts to a range of funding programs of interest to local government. Read a full breakdown.
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