Media contact:

Sharon Akinyi, Director Public Affairs, Australian Local Government Association (ALGA), 0418 415 649, 02 6122 9434,

Available for interview:

Mayor David O’Loughlin, President Australian Local Government Association (high resolution head shot available at this Dropbox link)

Media releases and stories:

13/09/2018 – ALGA – Australians agree, federal election focus should be local

13/09/2018 – LG FocusFederal election focus should be local

13/09/2018 – Local Government Career ALGA launches election bid

18/09/2018 – Daily Liberal – Federal government should focus on local issues at the next federal election says mayor

18/09/2018 – Government News – Next federal election will be fought ‘on local issues,’ say councils

18/09/2018 – The Examiner – Tasmanian councils eyeing federal cash in lead-up to election

19/09/2018 – Surf Coast Times Campaign says federal focus should be local

28/09/2018 – The Mercury – Revenue shrinking [Letter to the editor], Alderman Debra Thurley, candidate, Clarence City Council

22/10/2018 –  Hope 103.2 – Poll finds Australians want local focus in national politics (podcast)

22/10/2018 – Barossa and Light HeraldTime to band together for a stronger voice [Letter to the editor], Mayor Karen Redman, Town of Gawler

31/10/2018 – Dungog ChronicleFrom the mayor’s desk

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