Road innovations, ALGWA info session, BoM webinars, | ALGA News 24 January 2020

President's column

The Australia Day celebrations this long weekend gives us chance to stop and celebrate with our community. Councils will proudly bring their communities together with events like citizenship ceremonies, barbecues, and concerts. We’ll demonstrate community cohesion and resilience, so important as this summer we’ve witnessed terrible bushfires across large swathes of the country, in addition+

SA councils unite for roadwork innovation

Three councils in Adelaide have commenced an initiative to explore new techniques and technologies to build and resurface local roads.  Roads are the largest asset among Australia’s councils and local governments are responsible for 75 percent of the country’s road network. Led by the City of Mitcham, in partnership with the cities of Unley and+

More youth and general mental health services in fire areas

The Commonwealth will expand mental health services for young people living in 10 places affected by bush fires in South Australia, New South Wales and Victoria. The Commonwealth is also providing additional funding to Primary Health Networks to support Headspace services in bushfire affected regions. “Supporting the long term mental health of young people living+

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