2019 Queen’s Birthday Honours | ALGA News 14 June

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President's column

The Deputy Prime Minister and leader of the Nationals, the Hon. Michael McCormack MP, the new Minister for Local Government, the Hon. Mark Coulton MP, and the new Shadow Minister for Local Government, the Hon. Jason Clare MP will all be joining us at the largest gathering of local government delegates in Australia in Canberra+

21 honoured for service to local government

Twenty one people have been recognized for their service to local government in the 2019 Queen’s Birthday honours list. They were among 1,214 recipients congratulated by Governor General, Sir Peter Cosgrove. “They have made an enormous contribution to their local communities and to the entire nation and deserve our thanks, admiration and to be celebrated.+

Queensland Government Budget

The 2019-20 Queensland Budget features a $12.9 billion capital works program and a goal to create more than 25,000 jobs in regional areas outside of Greater Brisbane. It includes $5.65 billion on transport including the Cross River Rail, widening the M1 motorway, and upgrading the Bruce Highway. “The Government also remains committed to rebuilding regional+

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