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Swing of the National Sword

China no longer wants the world’s contaminated recyclables. So what does this mean for Australia’s 25-year-strong recycling programs?

Vale Glen Shannen

It was with great sadness that we heard the news that Glen Shannen (Hastings Deering - Sales Manager - Government & Construction Equipment) passed away suddenly at home last Friday morning.

A monumental week

I just felt the earth move. In the past 24 hours, the Queensland Government has committed to a zero waste to landfill future, and a waste to energy strategy.

Queensland to act now on waste

The Palaszczuk Government has today announced that they will work together with councils and industry on a zero-waste future.

LGAQ multimedia ramps up

Here at the LGAQ we have an exciting announcement to make! Our new decked out media room is now ready and operational!

Rating masterclass resources now available

A suite of resources is now available from the recent rating masterclass that was held for those looking to refine and update their knowledge of local government rating.

Have your say on mental health services in rural and remote Australia

The LGAQ is seeking input into the Senate referred inquiry and report into the accessibility and quality of mental health services in rural and remote Australia.

Have your say on regional inequality

The Senate Economics Reference Committee is seeking submissions to the Senate referred inquiry into the indicators of, and impact of, regional inequality in Australia.

Mobility and Money

Sarah Quinlan - Mastercard Vice President and keynote speaker at the LGAQ Future Cities Summit, knows that when it comes to mobility and money - data is priceless.

Time running out for TIDS projects

Funding under the Transport Infrastructure Development Scheme (TIDS) is only 47% percent spent state-wide, with only five months left in the financial year.
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