Welcome to Local Government NSW

Local Government NSW is the peak industry association that represents the interests of all 152 NSW general purpose councils, 12 special purpose councils and the NSW Aboriginal Land Council.

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Key Initiatives

  • Reform - Fit for the Future

    The Local Government sector is currently responding to reform on multiple fronts. 2016 commenced with the NSW Government announcing 35 council merger proposals, along with a number of other reviews underway or scheduled to start soon.

  • Greater Sydney Commission

    Legislation to establish the Greater Sydney Commission has been passed by Parliament.

  • Review of Rate Exemptions

    The current reviews into NSW Local Government provide an opportunity to evaluate and amend rate exemption provisions of the Local Government Act (NSW) 1993.

All Key Initiatives

Events & Training

Events Calendar