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Million dollar show

It was a week of big announcements at our Annual Conference in Gladstone. There were so many amazing moments during the three days...and we had the national spotlight on us, too.

Councils pitch for new directions on funding, essential infrastructure, reef protection

First priority - call for a minimum of $500 million annually for an outcome focused program, building on the successful Works for Queensland model.

Councils welcome new round of building grants

The release of $60 million of grant funding and changes in the administration of the LGGS program would enable councils to better plan for how they will invest the funds.

Queensland local communities to benefit from data analytics

The new LG Sherlock promises to help local councils analyse the huge amounts of data they hold to find innovative ways to save money and become more efficient in serving their communities.

President's Address

We gather here in the beautiful city of Gladstone at a testing time for our sector of government. The challenges that face local councils today are of a size and nature that would have been unimaginable a generation ago.

Sally Cripps wins LGAQ regional journalism prize

Sally Cripps is a deserving winner of this award, which is all about using persistence and commitment to the craft of journalism to highlight the issues affecting regional Queensland.

Job figures show Works for Queensland is a winner

The LGAQ is encouraging the Government to build on the formula that drove the $400 million Works for Queensland program through introducing funding throughout the entire state.

Councils making ground in digital productivity: report

The 2017 Digital Productivity Report, commissioned by the LGAQ, found that councils were taking a leadership role in ensuring their communities got the most out of the digital economy.
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