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President's column

MALCOLM TURNBULL's ministerial reshuffle this week has ensured that 2017 ends not with a whimper but a bang loud enough to be heard throughout the Local Government sector.

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Let locals drive regional development: Productivity Commission

COMMONWEALTH attempts to generate regional economic development have been largely a waste of money, the Productivity Commission says.

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A flash flood advisory service for councils

THE BUREAU OF Meteorology is promoting a recently developed service intended to support Local Government develop fit-for-purpose flash flood warning systems.

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McVeigh handed key portfolio role

QUEENSLAND MP John McVeigh was sworn in as the new Federal Minister for Regional Development, Territories and Local Government this week.

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Call for Motions for 2018 National General Assembly

THE AUSTRALIAN Local Government Association is now calling for Notices of Motions for the 2018 National General Assembly.

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Heavy vehicle pilot program ready to roll

THE FEDERAL government is working with state, territory and Local Governments and other stakeholders to progress heavy vehicle road reform.

Victoria's draft Local Government Bill on public view

VICTORIA'S draft Local Government Bill (2018) has been released for public comment and feedback.

SA councils to get extra cash for road upgrades

SOUTH AUSTRALIAN councils are to get an extra $40 million over the next two years to help with local road improvements.

News in brief

THE MAYOR of Waverley Council says he's disappointed at the NSW state government's apparent refusal to reimburse its amalgamation costs.

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McVeigh handed key portfolio role

QUEENSLAND MP John McVeigh was sworn in as the new Federal Minister for Regional Development, Territories and Local Government this week.

ngaconf

Call for Motions for 2018 National General Assembly

THE AUSTRALIAN Local Government Association is now calling for Notices of Motions for the 2018 National General Assembly.

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Heavy vehicle pilot program ready to roll

THE FEDERAL government is working with state, territory and Local Governments and other stakeholders to progress heavy vehicle road reform.

Victoria's draft Local Government Bill on public view

VICTORIA'S draft Local Government Bill (2018) has been released for public comment and feedback.

SA councils to get extra cash for road upgrades

SOUTH AUSTRALIAN councils are to get an extra $40 million over the next two years to help with local road improvements.

News in brief

THE MAYOR of Waverley Council says he's disappointed at the NSW state government's apparent refusal to reimburse its amalgamation costs.

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National General Assembly of Local Government
Australia's Future Make It Local

17-20 June 2018 Canberra

THE LARGEST, most influential Local Government conference in Australia occurs just once a year.

The Australian Local Government Association's National General Assembly, held in Canberra, attracts representatives from all 537 councils across the states and territories.

The theme for the 2018 Conference is Australia's Future: Let's make it local.  It reflects Local Government's ability - and potential - to influence the political agenda for the upcoming federal election.

Early bird registration is now open! Also, take the opportunity to register for the National Regional Forum to engage in the most up to date and contemporary issues facing Australia's regions. This forum addresses all regions, including metro.

To view the NGA Program please click here.