South Australian LGA president wants Adelaide state seat

By Paul Hemsley Local Government Association of South Australia President David O’Loughlin will seek to enter state politics after he revealed he will stand for the seat of Adelaide at the March 2014 State Election as an Australian Labor Party candidate. In a well-trodden path between tiers of government, Mr O’Loughlin has moved to formalise […]

Gridstone picked for EARS project

By Paul Hemsley Communities and councils will be alerted to unfolding emergencies more quickly after the Local Government Association of South Australia’s signed-up Victorian company Gridstone to develop a mobile app. The company has been awarded a $143,000 contract to build the LGASA’s Emergency Assessment Reporting System (EARS), a project than comes in response to […]

LGA SA gets online apps

International companies have expressed interest in working with the Local Government Association of South Australia (LGA SA) to create an online information application. The application would be for mobile phones and computers, attracting 16 IT design and development companies from Australia and overseas. The application, dubbed ‘My Local’, is meant to identify facilities, including schools, […]

Project developments shape LGASA reflection

Local Government Association of South Australia President Kym McHugh has taken a look back on local government achievements over the previous year. Mr McHugh gave a review outlining challenges and programs the LGA assisted with local governments inside and outside the state. Main points included subsidies from state and federal levels, education workshops and technology […]


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