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LGAT News Magazine

If you are an elected member, employed in the Local Government sector, or need to communicate to Local Government in Tasmania, then the LGAT News magazine is of value to you.

LGAT News is the Tasmanian Local Government sector magazine. Now published three times a year (March, June & September), it reaches every local council elected member in Tasmania and is extensively distributed throughout Local Government reaching managers and specialist officers, as well as the Tasmanian State Government, Tasmanian community and non-profit groups, interstate Local Government associations and suppliers to Local Government.

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Tasmania's First Local Government Resource Directory

LGAT prides itself on delivering an informative and relevant magazine to Tasmania's Local Government sector. Inside you'll find the Managers' Resource Directory exclusive to Local Government.

Submitting A Story

We are always on the lookout for editorial contributions. Our regular features include

  • Faces of Local Government
  • News and Reviews (including tourism, events and ICT)
  • People and Performance
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Environment
  • Business and Finance
  • Roads and Infrastrucutre

We welcome contributions from local councils, consultants and academics, state and federal agencies, professional and non-government organisations and suppliers to Local Government. Contributions must be relevant to Local Government.

Interested in contributing a story? Don't know where to start? Click Editorial help sheet Editorial help sheet(99 kb) for our help form. Please also refer to our editorial policy.

Editorial Policy

Contributions must be relevant to Local Government and will be used at the discretion of the editor, in whole or part, or not at all, in the next scheduled issue or subsequent issues. The publishers do not pay for editorial submitted.

LGAT News does not accept advertorial for publication. Announcements regarding new products or services, however, may be considered newsworthy and you are encouraged to submit these items.

For more on editorial policy and format, click here.

General Enquiries

Not getting your copy of LGAT News? Want to discuss a story contribution? Contact our editor, Stephanie Watson on (03) 6233 5119 or


Interested in advertising in LGAT News? Phone Frank Johnstone on 0408 253 241, or email

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