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LGAT News Magazine

If you are an elected member, employed in Local Government 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. Published quarterly, 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 quarterly magazine to Tasmania's Local Government. In early 2006, LGAT News published Tasmania's first resource directory exclusive to Local Government. Want to know who does what in Tasmania's business and service community and how they could help your council? Find out when you click here.

Submitting A Story

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

  • Faces of Local Government
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • News and Reviews
  • People and Performance
  • Environment
  • Business and Finance
  • ICT
  • Roads and Engineering
  • Tourism and Events
  • Diary Dates

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 Deadlines

LGAT News is published four times a year. The deadlines for the submission of editorial in 2011 are as follows:

  • June 2011 issue - 2 May 2011
  • September 2011 issue - 1 August 2011
  • December 2011 issue - 18 October 2011
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 Mike Roberts on (03) 6394 7383.

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