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Councils meet to discuss rate capping bill

13 July 2018
More than 200 South Australian mayors, elected members, CEOs and council staff will meet at Adelaide Town Hall from 9.30am this morning to discuss the State Government’s proposed rate capping legislation.
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LGA insurance review to save ratepayers $43 million

12 July 2018
The LGA’s review and restructure of the local government sector’s Mutual Liability and Workers Compensation Schemes is projected to save South Australian ratepayers at least $43 million over the next ten years.
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Councillor Sue Clearihan appointed LGA President

13 June 2018
City of Adelaide Councillor Sue Clearihan was appointed as the new LGA President at a special meeting of the LGA Board this afternoon.
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Resignation of LGA President Mayor Rosenberg

7 June 2018
LGA President Mayor Lorraine Rosenberg has resigned following a special meeting of the LGA Executive Committee today.
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Local SA roads overlooked in 2018-19 Budget

8 May 2018
While the 2018-19 Federal Budget includes a significant investment in large-scale infrastructure projects, the future of the local roads South Australians use every day remains uncertain.
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$8.8 million impact of China’s National Sword

7 May 2018
An LGA-commissioned market analysis report has identified that the impact of China’s National Sword policy on SA’s recycling sector could be as high as $8.8 million per year, with the likelihood that most of these increased costs will be passed on to SA councils and their ratepayers.
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Rate capping claims “disingenuous”

23 April 2018
The LGA has hit back at comments from the Minister for Local Government in today’s Advertiser that South Australia’s councils “have been gouging ratepayers.”
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Urgent support needed for SA recycling

29 March 2018
The LGA has warned that immediate financial relief and a long term strategy to establish local markets for recyclables are both needed to protect South Australian councils and communities from the impact of changes to China’s waste import policy.
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Don't fall for rate capping

9 March 2018
The LGA has urged South Australian voters not to fall for rate capping when casting their vote on 17 March.
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LGA roadmap for local government reform

5 March 2018
The LGA has presented all parties with a road map for local government reform, outlining priority changes that can be implemented in the first 100 days of the next government and beyond.
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LGA seeking partners to help fix code

24 January 2018
The LGA has invited SA’s political parties to a round table meeting today to discuss the sector’s “broken” code of conduct system, and work collaboratively towards a solution.
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