Sunshine Coast in the spotlight at meeting of Australian councils
Sunshine Coast and the council’s smart city development at Maroochydore have taken centre stage at the annual assembly of the nation’s local governments in Canberra.
The Australian Local Government Association National General Assembly of Local Government 2017 theme is Building Tomorrow’s Communities.
The conference brings together key policy makers to discuss the major issues and opportunities facing local government, including infrastructure to deal with congestion; quality of life standards; economic growth; and improving service delivery and efficiency through harnessing new technology
Mayor Mark Jamieson, who as president of the Queensland Local Government Association is a board member of ALGA, addressed the 800 mayors, councillors and senior local government representatives, highlighting Sunshine Coast Council’s unparalleled opportunity to develop a new city centre from the ground up.