QLD local governments seek further state funding

By Angela Dorizas in Cairns The Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ) has requested a further $150 million from state government to cover the additional expenses of council amalgamations. LGAQ president Cr Paul Bell told delegates at the association’s annual conference that councils across the state were “far from sustainable” and required state government assistance. […]

The secret to a ‘smart funding cocktail’

By Kim Powell in Hobart Unless regional infrastructure is up to scratch, investors will not look beyond major cities when funding projects, and several federal inquiries have confirmed this is already happening, said an expert in investment attraction at the LGAT conference in Hobart. “The worldwide evidence is that the quality of regional infrastructure is […]


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