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Council of Mayors (SEQ) supports SEQ bid for 2028 Olympic Games

20 / Oct / 2015

At a Council of Mayors (SEQ) Board Meeting on Friday 6 March 2015, the Mayors of South East Queensland (SEQ) unanimously agreed to support a regional bid for the 2028 Olympic Games.

A subsequent meeting with Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Sports Minister Sussan Ley indicated the Federal Government’s willingness to discuss a potential SEQ Olymp [...]

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State Government advocacy

20 / Oct / 2015

In January 2015, the Council of Mayors (SEQ) released its political manifesto, Investing in Queensland’s Core Growth Region: 2015 State Advocacy Document.

The document provides recommendations addressing the five key areas essential to SEQ’s ongoing success: Natural Disaster Recovery and Resilience, Waterways and Environment, Infrastructure, [...]

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Federal Government advocacy

20 / Oct / 2015

The 2015 annual Mayoral delegation to Canberra was the largest on record with ten Mayors attending this year’s trip.

The SEQ Mayors met with 13 Government and Opposition representatives including Prime Minister Tony Abbott, Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss, Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Environment Minister Greg Hunt.

A fol [...]

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