Limiting council election campaign spending

The Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ) issued a news release on 8 September 2017 calling for a spending cap by candidates for local government elections (See below). ·         OSCAR endorses the LGAQ’s call for caps on council election campaign funding. ·         The amounts suggested are far too high however; […]

Maroochy River consultation – Update 1

In recent weeks, Sunshine Coast Council has hosted five community consultation sessions across the region, with 350 people registering their attendance. The sessions were also attended by local Councillors Peter Cox, Jason O’Pray, Greg Rogerson, Steve Robinson, Jenny McKay and Deputy Mayor Tim Dwyer. The community consultation sessions provided council […]