Positives and negatives in the state budget for local government

By Cr David Clark
Updated May 26 2022 - 6:13am, first published 4:43am
LACKING: The local government sector is concerned about the lack of funding for councils in emergency management.

Regional councils have good reason to be cautiously optimistic about the opportunities arising after the handing down of this month's state budget. The self-described 'pandemic repair plan' outlines many chances for collaboration between state and local government, much of which will be vital for the budget to be implemented.