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Courage of our Communities
LGAQ President Cr Paul Bell speaks to football legend and Channel 7 personality Shane Webcke about the dedication and commitment of councils and council staff to their communities during the recent natural disasters.
Cr Bell, who has been affected by flooding twice in the last four months, discusses the painstaking personal and professional decisions leaders must make to salvage their communities.
Join Forces - Corporate Sponsor System
A needs-based corporate sponsor system call 'Join Forces' has been developed by the Government to support Queensland's not-for-profit-groups seeking support to recover from the floods and cyclones.
>> For more information or to register, visit www.qldreconstruction.org.au
Business Recovery Survey
Council has now completed its survey of businesses affected by flood. Over one hundred and forty surveys were returned from businesses directly or indirectly affected. The results will be collated within the next three weeks and presented to the Department of Economic Development and Innovation and Regional Development Australia for assessment. The Fraser Coast Economic Advisory Committee and the Fraser Coast Chambers of Commerce will be included in discussions on the results.