Qsports Sponsors Function

Qsports Sponsors Function

Speaking at Queensland Cricket Club at a QSports sponsor’s function. I touched on topic’s like the $1B* invested by LGAQ Council’s in QLD sport, the Olympic 2032 bid and our Sunshine Coast success in sport notably two NRL games, NRLW State of...
LGAQ 2019 Journalism Award

LGAQ 2019 Journalism Award

Veteran journalist John Andersen wins regional media prize A series of stories on the monsoon floods that devastated north west Queensland in February and March this year has won veteran journalist John Andersen the 2019 LGAQ Bean Lockyer...
LGAQ Regional Visits

LGAQ Regional Visits

Local Government Association Queensland (LGAQ) President and CEO visited member Council’s #SouthernDowns #Goondiwindi, #WesternDownsand #LockyerValley The visit highlighted our strong civic leaders with their communities well and truely at the...
Asia Pacific Cities Summit

Asia Pacific Cities Summit

I attended the welcome reception for the Asia Pacific Cities Summit #APCS2019 in BRISBANE last night. As one of 1400 delegates from across the region I am looking forward to the agenda & friendship. I am with Mayor Dr Chonhee Lee, Sejong City...
LGAQ Queensland Media Club

LGAQ Queensland Media Club

Representing LGAQ, I was guest speaker at the Qld Media Club talking on all things Local Government. In the 123 yr history of LGAQ it was the first time a President had address the Media Club. I thank them for the opportunity to address their...
Queenslanders Unite Rally

Queenslanders Unite Rally

Today June 6 is Queensland Day and I marched in the ’Queenslanders Unite Rally’ to Parliament House. As Local Government Association of Queensland President, I was delighted to support our Primary Industries for a better deal in Regional Qld...
Property Council Lunch on SEQ City Deal

Property Council Lunch on SEQ City Deal

A City Deal ‘Statement of Intent’ was signed by all three levels of Government today in Brisbane. A 20 year plan that will transcend politics, individuals and governments to synchronise and coordinate major infrastructure in SEQ. Transport...
Meeting with the Prime Minister

Meeting with the Prime Minister

PM Scott Morrison, Minister Alan Tudge and member for Fairfax Ted O’Brien sat down with SEQ Council of Mayors to discuss our City Deal and the first steps of forming a tripartite agreement to map the future with the Qld State Government...