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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
A bite out of Banana Recently hitting headlines around the world for its approach to feral cat animal control, Banana Shire is actually a laid back area best known for its agriculture, mining, easy lifestyle and hardworking, down-to-earth residents. COUNCIL LEADER FEATURE
Digital lead The 2017 Digital Productivity Report shows digital is now a core role for Qld councils, with 84% fostering the digital economy and boosting digital literacy in the community. REPORTUPDATE
The New Year is a time for reflection, setting goals – and planning. The local government calendar is always busy – so we’ve put together a calendar of key dates and events you should mark in your diary for the year ahead.
We sat down with Cr Cameron O’Neil, the youngest member of the LGAQ’s Policy Executive and Councillor with Maranoa Regional Council, to talk the year that was 2017 and what it means to represent the younger generation in local government.