Archived News for Professionals in Local Government - June, 2013
The Queensland Government is calling on the community of the Gladstone region to submit their views on two new draft water resource plans (WRPs) being prepared for the Boyne River Basin.
The Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ) and the Australian Centre of Excellence for Local Government have released a new tool to helop the state’s councils gauge the happiness of the state’s citizens.
The Queensland Government and Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ) have announced they are working together on a new program aimed at developing a best practice development approval process.
In what may go down as the most insensitive piece of political word play this year, Queensland Treasurer Tim Nicholls has admitted that his state’s journey back to surplus has been ‘blown off course’ by ex-Tropical Cyclone Oswald.
The Tasmanian Southern Council’s management committee has handed down a set of new schemes for all southern Tasmanian council, which represents a major step in the overhaul of the state’s planning system according to Deputy Premier Bryan Green.