Roads Congress technical tours & recycling updates | ALGA News 25 October 2019

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President's column

This week, on your behalf, I was in Canberra for more meetings with Commonwealth Ministers about drought relief, grants, population and settlement, recycling and disaster mitigation. I thanked Mark Coulton, the Minister for Regional Services, Decentralisation and Local Government, for the Commonwealth’s earlier round of drought relief, which local councils welcomed, and stressed the need+

2019 Roads Congress Profile – technical tours

Delegates joining our Road and Transport Congress technical tours on 18 November will visit South Australia’s largest Council wastewater treatment plant and recycled water scheme, which is operated by congress hosts, Mt Barker District Council. One technical tour will visit the council’s treatment plant, while the second will see how council staff are managing major+

Local Government recycling updates

Local Government NSW has launched a new report and campaign to improve recycling, saying the rate of recycling across the state has fallen since the first national waste policy was agreed almost a decade ago. The At The Crossroads: The State of waste and recycling in NSW  report said while local councils work with their+

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