Latest LGNSW News

Government planning improvements and commitment to prevent associated cost shifting welcomed
Federal recycling funding welcomed, but questions remain
NSW councils: changes to developer donations will delay investment in public infrastructure
NSW councils call for help on growing drug and Aboriginal over-representation crisis
Local government employees guaranteed economically responsible pay rise over three years under new award
LGNSW critical of new housing code being imposed on communities
NSW councils welcome $497m accelerated roads and road safety funding
Waste export deadline underlines urgent need for recycling solution
Government’s IPART response will result in fairer council rates
Postponed elections allow councils to focus on critical issues facing their communities
NSW Government must keep promise to take back 15,000km of roads off councils
Australian councils unite in push for seat at national decision-making table
LGNSW announces new chief executive
Pat Dixon 2020 award winners announced
Federal stimulus package wins council applause
Councils wary of Planning Minister intervention
Councils welcome overturn of attempted power grab
Proposed rates reform no silver bullet
EPlanning: local government calls for transparency over future costs
Council-led local recovery is good for business
Building reforms must not be delayed
Cautious support for fast-track development criteria
Councils applaud NSW Government stimulus package
Best road to recovery is locally led by councils
Showground funding welcomed but councils need more
New award supports council jobs
Councils welcome moves to fairly fund community infrastructure
Childcare centres saved, but council workers still out in cold
Childcare centres under threat by new funding plan
LGNSW welcomes certainty of council elections postponement
NSW councils need election certainty; welcome remote meeting provisions
Councils are helping to ensure communities have access to enough food and other goods
Councils call on State Government to fast track funding of recycling in this year’s budget
Positive first step: State Government responds to local government calls to Save Our Recycling
NSW councils call for State and Federal governments to work together to cut waste and Save
NSW Government must invest more in recycled materials and re-use to drive down waste to landfill
Local government employees to receive domestic violence provisions
Applications open for 2020 Cr Pat Dixon Memorial Scholarship
LGNSW welcomes rates relief for bushfire victims
LGNSW welcomes rate relief for bushfire victims
Balranald Shire residents deserve a democratically elected local council as soon as possible
Narrabri set to host 2020 LGNSW Water Management Conference
LGNSW welcomes expert panel to identify roads to be transferred from rural and regional councils
LGNSW welcomes service to coordinate bushfire donations
LGNSW welcomes $60 million for bushfires recovery
NSW Government must release details on 400-plus buildings with dangerous cladding
Newcastle’s world-leading environmental initiatives win major award
NSW planning overhaul must not compromise safety, transparency standards