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ALGA end-of-year networking event in Canberra

Around 50 guests attended ALGA’s end-of-year networking drinks in Canberra on 29 November 2023. The attendees included national industry association CEOs, policy and communications leaders and senior public servants from several Federal Government Departments, based in the ACT. The event provided an opportunity for local government key stakeholders and leaders to engage on policy and+

Survey on multi-unit dwellings resilience

A new national survey is looking to establish a baseline of emergency preparedness and disaster resilience in multi-unit dwellings across Australia. The Owners Corporation Network and Facilities Management Australia survey is aimed at anyone who rents or owns an apartment building, including social housing. Information will be used for free strata-based resources to support resident-led+

Deadline extended for State of the Assets data collection

The deadline for Australian councils to provide data on the state of their local roads and community infrastructure has been extended by two weeks, and will now close on 14 December 2023. ALGA is partnering with the Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia (IPWEA) to deliver an update to its National State of the Assets+

Submission for Wired for Change e-waste and PV regulation

ALGA has provided a submission to the Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water for the development of a regulatory product stewardship scheme for small electrical and electronic equipment and solar photovoltaic systems. ALGA is supportive of a proposed regulatory approach to product stewardship for small electrical and electronic equipment. The submission outlines+

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Submission to the Infrastructure Investment Program Strategic Review

ALGA has provided a submission to the Independent Strategic Review of Infrastructure Investment Pipeline. The Commonwealth’s infrastructure sub-programs (Roads to Recovery, Black Spot, Local Roads and Community Infrastructure Program, Bridges Renewal Program, Heavy Vehicle Safety and Productivity Program, Remote Roads Upgrade Pilot Program and the Road Safety Program) all play a vital role for councils+

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