The LGAQ has appointed Paul Cranch as a Senior Trade and Investment Advisor. In a first for the LGAQ, Paul will work to improve trade and investment attraction strategies for councils and their regions.
Behavioural economics, choice architecture, nudge theory. The lexicon of academia can sound a little daunting. Doubly so to those in local government whose work to better service their community does not allow...
The LGAQ is seeking input into a submission and encourages all councils in line for potential impacts to have their say. The investigation would examine incentives for movement of waste and consider the case for reform.
The LGAQ is calling for grants to public libraries to be calculated using information from the Australian Bureau of Statistics rather than Census data - ABS estimate of Queensland’s resident population is 140,000 more than the figure recorded by the Census.