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Media release: SAGE Women Program

Business women in the Gympie region are invited to share their successes and challenges with colleagues at a series of round-table discussions next month.

Media release: Businesses to get a better start

Council is hosting two ‘Build a Better Business’ workshops this month for budding entrepreneurs and those with an existing business, to increase their chances of success.

Media comment: Proposed acquisition of land - Amamoor

Council obtained an updated valuation from an external valuator in 2017 of $150,000.

Media comment: Office of the Information Commissioner - local government

Council will be reviewing all 24 of the recommendations and considering any that may impact on Council’s current operations in relation to the ‘Right to Information’ and ‘Information Privacy’ Acts.

Media comment: Building approvals January-February period 2018

When considered over a 5-year span, January 2018 is recorded as having the highest-performing start to the year (apart from January 2015, which also recorded 66 approvals).

Media comment: Development Application for Material Change of Use – Extractive Industry

The site has existing use rights to extract up to 5,000t of material per annum. The application seeks approval to extract up to 100,000t per annum.

Media comment: Water charge increase investigation

Council staff completed the investigation into the 46% increase as reported by the Gympie Times.

Media comment: LGAQ ratings masterclass

Two staff members from Gympie Regional Council will be attending a LGAQ Ratings Workshop on Thursday.

Media comment: Rainbow Beach road changes

No decisions have been made on specific improvements that may be planned for this section.