A mountain of potential The biggest population centre in north-west Queensland is in the midst of a rebrand; and the spotlight is squarely on the liveability and growth of tourism in the city of Mount Isa. COUNCIL LEADER FEATURE
#LGFINANCE18 This year's LG Financial Sustainability Summit will explore real-life examples of how local councils have overcome regional challenges, secured international investment, and achieved business success. Join us on the Gold Coast 8-9 May. REGISTER NOW
Young guns They're young, they're passionate and they're a strong voice for their communities. Local government's growing cohort of young councillors is proving age is just a number. Hear their stories (page 23). COUNCIL LEADER IN-DEPTH
The LGAQ are heading to the Dirt 'n' Dust Festival this weekend in Julia Creek to volunteer, run, cycle (and gasp) their way through the triathlon, spend some time in the community and facilitate Elected Member Updates (EMUs).