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For the community

Learn how your local government operates to serve your community and how you can nominate for council.

  • So you want to be a councillor?

    Local government elections are held every four years and on the same date for all 77 councils across Queensland.

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  • Community guide

    Community guide to local government in Queensland.

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  • Local government directory

    The Queensland Local Government Directory provides contact details and locality maps for Queensland's 77 local governments.

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  • Bundaberg Flood Levee

    Following the 2013 floods, we worked with the Bundaberg community on how to reduce flood risk to the people of Bundaberg, their homes, businesses and the local economy.

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