Other local government organisations
To find out more about your local government, contact your council's customer service centre or enquiry counter.
Contact details for all Queensland councils are available in the Local government directory.
The following organisations can also provide advice and assistance in relation to local government matters.
- Local Government Association of Queensland Inc (LGAQ)
The Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ) is the peak body representing local governments in their dealings with other governments, unions, businesses and the community.
- Local Government Managers Australia (LGMA)
Local Government Managers Australia (LGMA) is the leading professional association representing managers and aspiring managers, and was established to provide professional support to council managers.
The LGMA's mission statement is 'to promote the cause of local government and to advance the development and improvement of local government management'.
The LGMA offers opportunities for continuing professional development, training programs and seminars, and registration of professional development achievements.
LGMA Queensland is part of a national organisation with divisions in each state.
The LGMA is committed to maintaining high professional and ethical standards throughout the profession and to ensuring its members are at the forefront of change and innovation.
Links to other local government websites in Australia and New Zealand
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State local government departments
- New South Wales Department of Local Government
- Northern Territory Office of Local Government
- South Australian Office of Local Government
- Tasmanian Office of Local Government
- Local Government Victoria
- Western Australian Department of Local Government
National local government associations
State local government associations
- Local Government Association of Queensland
- Local Government and Shires Association of NSW
- Western Australian Local Government Association
- Local Government Association of South Australia
- Local Government Association of Tasmania
- Local Government Association of the Northern Territory
- Municipal Association of Victoria
Other useful sites
- Local Government New Zealand
- Australian Local Government Job Directory
- EnviroCom Australia
- Queensland Health information on fluoridation of water
Other associated organisations
- Australian Institute of Environmental Health
- United Nations Economic and Social Development
- Organisation of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)