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ALGA has pre-prepared some tweets below for you to send in support of the national federal election advocacy campaign.

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This election #localgov is calling for all political parties, party leaders & individual candidates to deliver for local communities by supporting our initiatives in their election platforms – www.allpoliticsislocal.com.au #allpoliticsislocal #ausvotes #auspol

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The current funding arrangements for local government are no longer fit for purpose. Fix federal funding to #localgov –ww.allpoliticsislocal.com.au #allpoliticsislocal #localgovdelivers #ausvotes #auspol

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Financial Assistance Grants funding to #localgov have dropped from 1% of Cth taxation revenue to just 0.55%. The next government must restore this back to 1%! – www.allpoliticsislocal.com.au #allpoliticsislocal #localgovdelivers #ausvotes #auspol

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Realise $1.42b cumulative GDP benefit & create 4,000 new jobs by restoring Financial Assistance Grants funding to #localgov back to 1% – www.allpoliticsislocal.com.au #allpoliticsislocal #localgovdelivers #ausvotes #auspol

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Bottlenecks and pinchpoints on local road networks are increasing the time it takes for freight to travel from sender to receiver. Funding a #localgov freight strategy will help fix this – www.allpoliticsislocal.com.au #allpoliticsislocal #localgovdelivers #ausvotes #auspol

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Realise the productive potential of Australia’s freight routes by funding a #localgov freight strategy starting at $200m per annum over 5 yrs – www.allpoliticsislocal.com.au #allpoliticsislocal #localgovdelivers #ausvotes #auspol

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A #localgov freight strategy will benefit our economy. $1.66b cumulative GDP benefit by 3rd year and 2,300 new jobs – www.allpoliticsislocal.com.au #allpoliticsislocal #localgovdelivers #ausvotes #auspol

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Support our initiative that will help road safety outcomes with continued construction, repair & upgrade of local roads & bridges – www.allpoliticsislocal.com.au  #allpoliticsislocal #localgovdelivers #ausvotes #auspol #localgov

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50% of road crashes are on local roads, and deaths on rural and regional roads far outnumber deaths on metropolitan roads. Boost safety on local roads – www.allpoliticsislocal.com.au #allpoliticsislocal #localgovdelivers #ausvotes #auspol #localgov

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Increase R2R funding to $800m per yr and make the Bridges Renewal Program permanent to keep our roads safe – www.allpoliticsislocal.com.au #allpoliticsislocal #localgovdelivers #ausvotes #auspol #localgov

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If we increased R2R and made Bridges Renewal Program permanent, economy would benefit with $1.71b cumulative GDP by 3rd yr and 4,000 new jobs – www.allpoliticsislocal.com.au #allpoliticsislocal #localgovdelivers #ausvotes #auspol #localgov

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An estimated $28.6b of community facilities are at risk of disrepair and in need of significant renewal. More funding needed to fix! – www.allpoliticsislocal.com.au #allpoliticsislocal #localgovdelivers #ausvotes #auspol #localgov

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Promote equitable access to community services and stimulate local economies by investing in #localgov Community Infrastructure Program of $300 million per yr over 4 years – www.allpoliticsislocal.com.au #allpoliticsislocal #localgovdelivers #ausvotes #auspol

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Investment in a #localgov Community Infrastructure Program would have a cumulative GDP benefit of $1.41b by 3rd yr and create up to 3,600 new jobs – www.allpoliticsislocal.com.au #allpoliticsislocal #localgovdelivers #ausvotes #auspol

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More than 900 community infrastructure projects from #localgov are ready to begin when funding is made available – www.allpoliticsislocal.com.au #allpoliticsislocal #localgovdelivers #ausvotes #auspol

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Australia is profoundly impacted by natural disasters and communities need appropriate and adequate relief and support to recover from these events – www.allpoliticsislocal.com.au #allpoliticsislocal #localgovdelivers #ausvotes #auspol #localgov

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Protect communities from the impacts of natural disasters by investing in a targeted disaster mitigation program at a level of $200m per yr for 4 years – www.allpoliticsislocal.com.au #allpoliticsislocal #localgovdelivers #ausvotes #auspol #localgov

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#Localgov must not be worse off under current reforms of the Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements – www.allpoliticsislocal.com.au #allpoliticsislocal #localgovdelivers #ausvotes #auspol

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Australia’s efforts to address and respond to climate change is not taking full advantage of the opportunity for partnership and collaboration with #localgov – www.allpoliticsislocal.com.au #allpoliticsislocal #localgovdelivers #ausvotes #auspol

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All communities are grappling with the consequences of climate change such as extreme weather, heatwaves, drought, bushfires. More govt support is needed – www.allpoliticsislocal.com.au #allpoliticsislocal #localgovdelivers #ausvotes #auspol #localgov

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A #localgov Climate Change Partnership Fund of $200m over 4 yrs will help support communities with their climate change response – www.allpoliticsislocal.com.au #allpoliticsislocal #localgovdelivers #ausvotes #auspol

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The cost of health care is increasing; greater priority needs to be given to preventative health to keep our communities well – www.allpoliticsislocal.com.au #allpoliticsislocal #localgovdelivers #ausvotes #auspol #localgov

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Nationally, #localgov has been a partner in preventative health measures and in delivering Cth preventative health initiatives. Let’s continue the partnership! – www.allpoliticsislocal.com.au #allpoliticsislocal #localgovdelivers #ausvotes #auspol

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Investing $100m over 4 yrs in a #localgov Preventative Health and Activity Program could utilise local government’s capacity and existing resources – www.allpoliticsislocal.com.au #allpoliticsislocal #localgovdelivers #ausvotes #auspol

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A #localgov Preventative Health and Activity Program of $100m over 4 yrs could see a $292m cumulative GDP benefit and create up to 1,600 new jobs – www.allpoliticsislocal.com.au #allpoliticsislocal #localgovdelivers #ausvotes #auspol

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There is an urgent need to redress the social and economic disadvantage of our Indigenous peoples. #Localgov has some ideas on how we can start – www.allpoliticsislocal.com.au #allpoliticsislocal #localgovdelivers #ausvotes #auspol

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Every Australian wants a fair society and our communities are concerned about the welfare of our First Australians. Next govt must make this a priority – www.allpoliticsislocal.com.au #allpoliticsislocal #localgovdelivers #ausvotes #auspol #localgov

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Next govt must renew the #NPARIH and acknowledge the need for increased local engagement and use of local services and resources – www.allpoliticsislocal.com.au #allpoliticsislocal #localgovdelivers #ausvotes #auspol #localgov

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Our communities’ digital transformation journeys need additional funding support or we won’t fully realise the benefit of investments in smart technologies – www.allpoliticsislocal.com.au #allpoliticsislocal #localgovdelivers #ausvotes #auspol #localgov

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Next govt should build on the Smart Cities and Suburbs Program approach by providing a Smart Communities Program of $100m per annum – www.allpoliticsislocal.com.au #allpoliticsislocal #localgovdelivers #ausvotes #auspol #localgov

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A Digital #Localgov and Rural/Regional Telecommunications Program of $100m over 4 yrs will help increase the community benefits of improved technology, connectedness and innovation – www.allpoliticsislocal.com.au #allpoliticsislocal #localgovdelivers #ausvotes #auspol

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Australia is producing more waste; current market solutions, materials pathways & collection services are no longer viable or sustainable. More needs to be done – www.allpoliticsislocal.com.au #allpoliticsislocal #localgovdelivers #ausvotes #auspol #localgov #WarOnWaste

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The Cth has a critical role in promoting and strengthening a circular economy for a sustainable future. Will the next govt step up? www.allpoliticsislocal.com.au #allpoliticsislocal #localgovdelivers #ausvotes #auspol #WarOnWaste

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Cth leadership is needed to strengthen Australia’s circular economy and develop a national waste and resource recovery strategy – www.allpoliticsislocal.com.au #allpoliticsislocal #localgovdelivers #ausvotes #auspol #localgov #WarOnWaste

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Communities experience homelessness & affordable housing issues in varying degrees & councils respond to these issues where they can depending on resources and priorities – www.allpoliticsislocal.com.au #allpoliticsislocal #localgovdelivers #ausvotes #auspol #localgov

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We want the next federal govt to acknowledge our role in housing by providing appropriate funding including for innovative partnership models on housing – www.allpoliticsislocal.com.au #allpoliticsislocal #localgovdelivers #ausvotes #auspol #localgov

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Next federal govt must reinstate a national governance model, which includes #localgov, to address addressing affordable housing & homelessness issues – www.allpoliticsislocal.com.au #allpoliticsislocal #localgovdelivers #ausvotes #auspol

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Next federal govt must fix the continuing shortfall in the level of funding to SA councils under the Identified Roads Component of their Financial Assistance Grants – www.allpoliticsislocal.com.au #allpoliticsislocal #localgovdelivers #ausvotes #auspol #localgov

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South Australia has 11% of Australia’s identified local roads, and 7% of its population, but receives just 5.5% of federal local roads funding. Hmmm… – www.allpoliticsislocal.com.au #allpoliticsislocal #localgovdelivers #ausvotes #auspol #localgov

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Address the South Australian road funding anomaly by adjusting the Identified Roads Component of FAGs to make the additional funding to South Australia permanent – www.allpoliticsislocal.com.au #allpoliticsislocal #localgovdelivers #ausvotes #auspol #localgov

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