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As the peak body representing local government in Australia, ALGA makes numerous submissions and presentations to a broad range of organisations and bodies. These include:

  • Parliamentary committees conducting inquiries of interest and relevance to local government
  • National organisations conducting inquiries and studies, such as the Productivity Commission
  • Political parties and individual parliamentarians
  • The Australian Government, its ministers, departments and agencies
  • International bodies and agencies

These submissions advance the interests of local government and address issues of concern to councils and the communities they collectively serve.

 

ALGA Submission to the Competition Policy Review - Draft Report

The Australian Local Government Association (ALGA) welcomes this opportunity to provide a submission to the Competition Policy Review - Draft Report (September 2014)....

ALGA Submission to the Productivity Commission's Inquiry - Draft Report - Natural Disaster Funding Arrangments

The Australian Local Government Association (ALGA) welcomes this opportunity to respond to the Productivity Commission's (the Commission) draft report on natural disaster funding arrangements.....

ALGA Comment on the Reform of the Federation Issues Paper 

The Australian Local Government Association (ALGA) has lodged its comment on the first Issues Paper released as part of the Reform of the Federation White Paper process.........

ALGA Submission to the Productivity Commission's Inquiry - Issues Paper - Natural Disaster Funding Arrangments

The Australian Local Government Association (ALGA) welcomes this opportunity to make a submission to the Productivity Commission (Commission) inquiry into natural disaster funding arrangements..........

ALGA Submission to the Emissions Reduction Fund Green Paper

The Australian Local Government Association (ALGA) appreciate the opportunity to present its submission to the Australian Government in response to the Green Paper for the proposed Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF)..........

ALGA Submission to the Productivity Commission on the Draft Report - Public Infrastructure

The Australian Local Government Association (ALGA) appreciate the opportunity to make this submission on the Productivity Commission's Draft Report - Public Insfrastructure, releaseed for public comment in March 2014.........

ALGA Submission to the Mobile Coverage Programme Discussion paper

The Australian Local Government Association (ALGA) welcomes the opportunity to make comments on the Department of Communications' Mobile Coverage Programme Discussion Paper which was released on 16 December 2013.........

ALGA Submission to the Productivity Commission Inquiry into Geographic Labour Mobility

The Australian Local Government Association (ALGA) welcomes the opportunity to make a submission to the Productivity Commissions's draft report assessing geographic labour mobility within Australia.........

ALGA Submission to the Aviation Safety Regulation Review

The Australian Local Government Association (ALGA) is please to make this submission on the Australian Government’s Aviation Safety Regulation Review.   ALGA believes there is a serious need to review and address aviation safety and a range of other regulatory requirements currently applying to airports, particularly regional and remote airports, which may not be fit for purpose.........

ALGA 2014-15 Budget Submission

The Australian Local Government Association (ALGA) is pleased to present this Submission for consideration in the preparation of the 2014-15 Federal Budget. Local Government believes reform must continue in the area of Commonwealth-local government financial relations to ensure the long term financial sustainability of local government ...........

ALGA Submission to the Productivity Commission Issues Paper into Childcare and Early Childhood Learning

The Australian Local Government Association (ALGA) welcomes the opportunity to make a submission to the Productivity Commission's Childcare Inquiry to examine and identify future options for childcare and early learning ......