Latest LGNSW News

Innovative council research receives funding boost
Councils get funding to lead climate resilience efforts
Councils must be consulted on future bushfire clearing rule changes
Getting climate resilience message out
Productivity Commission delivers fresh blow to antiquated rate peg
NSW councils throw support behind International Day of People with Disability
Waste Levy audit confirms local government’s call for change
Democratic representation returns to Armidale
Queanbeyan-Palerang and Bellingen win NSW’S most prestigious local government awards
NSW councils claim universal postal voting victory
NSW Budget brings cash injection for councils to support locally led economic recovery
Councils to revitalise their high streets with new $15 million funding
Dubbo’s new drug detox and rehab centre a win for council efforts
National Recycling Week highlights need for a NSW recycling refresher course
Councils highlight Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community and culture during NAIDOC Week
Royal Commission findings support council calls for greater natural disaster resilience
$250 million bushfire funding will enable councils to lead economic recovery
Road works contracts should create local jobs
Awards showcase councils’ outstanding environmental achievements
Water conference highlights way ahead in protecting vital natural resource
Budget helps councils drive a locally led recovery
Streamlined outdoor dining rules will help local economies – but support funding needed
Councils keeping beaches and green spaces COVID-safe, but need government help
Call for greater support for local arts and culture
New drive to get women to run for council welcomed
Roads for reclassification: Summary of 14 September Ordinary Meeting
New Rate Peg Will Help Maintain Essential Services
Climate change grant applications open for council
NSW councils welcome release of bushfire inquiry findings
Government’s new Council Code of Conduct brings even greater transparency
Awards recognise councils’ contributions to their communities over a challenging year
Councils welcome flexible rates proposal in new government review
Producers challenged to take greater responsibility for waste reduction
Port Macquarie to host vital tourism conference in 2021
Outstanding councils to be recognised during Local Government Week
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