WA erosion and climate emergency | ALGA News 9 August 2019

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President's column

Last week on your behalf I attended the meeting of the Transport and Infrastructure Council in Adelaide, at which a major focus was road safety. Road safety is a vital issue for local government, as we are the owners and managers of over 75% of Australia’s roads by length. Some 52% of all casualty crashes+

WA coastal erosion study puts focus on climate emergency

Erosion at 55 coastal locations across Western Australia will damage roads, buildings and other assets, and managed retreat may be required within 25 years, a new study has found. Causes of erosion include man-made structures that change natural sand movements, and rising sea levels due to climate change, the Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage+

2019 NALG Profile – Holly Cowdery, Willoughby City Council (NSW)

A landscape architect who project managed and was the sole woman in meetings for a $10.5 million redevelopment in Sydney’s north has won a prestigious national award that recognises the work of women in local government. Holly Cowdery, from Willoughby City Council, earned the Susan Grace Benny Award for Women in Local Government and Community+

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