Contract & Procurement Documentation Update

Over the last few months the Contract & Procurement Documentation project has really gained momentum and workshops are taking place across the whole region to provide an overview of the project and to go through the first suite of documents for Construction contracts in more... Continue Reading...


Regional Natural Asset Management Update - Nov 2018

The LG MIP (major integrated project) this year, 24 Reef Councils have worked with key stakeholders to develop three major projects targeting improved water quality outcomes for the Reef. These initiatives have been brought together in a single prospectus specifically to... Continue Reading...


Water Update - Nov 2018

Good news on the water-front(hehe, You see what I did there?), we had two successful funding applications back from QWRAP, one for training for the regional contract and procurement documents(FNQROC picking up the remainder of the tab), which has had excellent uptake thus far.... Continue Reading...


Natural Assets & Sustainability - Sept Update

  This month in natural assets and sustainability Ants, electricity matters, biodiversity, animal management, climate adaptation GBR and biosecurity have been on the table for the past two months.   Reef and biodiversity – FNQROC have just accepted a seat at the table of... Continue Reading...


LGAQ Future Cities Summit 2018

The LGAQ Future Cities Summit 2018 was hosted recently in Cairns, with the key learnings:-   1. Smart Cities, Why you should care  What if we throw our biggest problems at tech and see what happens? Social data for neighbourhood….19m Australians have smart phones, 69% of... Continue Reading...


Regional Procurement Update - Sept 2018

Indigenous Meet the Buyers   The Department of Employment, Small Business and Training (DESBT), and the Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnership (DATSIP) jointly hosted this event which was aimed at facilitating an introduction of local... Continue Reading...


Regional Roads and Transport Group Update - Sept 2018

Regional Roads and Transport Group Update New projects, new projects, new projects!!! Get them in! 50% off, for one year only! Annually! Gravel LRRS road works are now eligible under TIDS! (If this floats your boat, call me on 0428 486 447 to discuss a submission! Be warned,... Continue Reading...


Asset Management Update - Sept 2018

Asset Management   Additional to some cool stuff going on in RAMG other cool things, like a regional condition summary building condition summary standardisation document/database(and updates to the useful life benchmarking spreadsheet), a regional revaluation calendar, the... Continue Reading...