TBS155 How to tap into local government opportunities

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With so much focus on the consumer service, new housing, renovations, body corporate and commercial markets for trade related work, you could be forgiven for thinking local government contracts are not worth chasing.

Perhaps you think there’s too much competition for council works?

We talk to Paul Hodgeson, Economic Development Manager for Ipswich City Council, about why many tradies are overlooking some big opportunities in their own backyard. He shares his insights from many years working within local government and the construction sector as well as some exciting opportunities for tradies in the Brisbane and west regions.

Don’t despair, even if you’re in Sydney or Melbourne there’s some great tips on how to throw your hat in the ring for some lucrative contracts in your local government area.

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Ipswich City Council