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TfNSW Seeks Local Government Feedback on Freight

27 June 2022 The Freight Branch of Transport for NSW is conducting a short survey to map the current understanding of and activities in freight at the local government level. Read More

AR Bluett Memorial Award – entries close 1 August 2022

24 June 2022 Councils considering entering the AR Bluett Memorial Award for 2022 have just over a month remaining to submit their entries. Read More

Fee-Free Asbestos Training for NSW Councils

24 June 2022 Coates Training, Local Government NSW and Viable Training have collaboratively developed a course specifically tailored to local government officers who may come into contact with asbestos-related products. Read More

Nominations open for 2022 National Awards for Local Government

24 June 2022 Nominations are open for the 2022 National Awards for Local Government, which highlight innovative and resourceful solutions implemented by local governments that make a difference to their communities. Read More

Other Positive Budget Announcements

22 June 2022 Whilst the 2022-23 State Budget contains limited good news for local government, LGNSW believes that there is a series of allocations which will benefit our communities, even though they may not involve direct funding support to councils. Read More

Local, Social and Community Infrastructure

22 June 2022 The pre-announced early childcare and preschool packages do go some way to meeting LGNSW’s Pre-Budget submission, which called on the Government to invest in quality, affordable, accessible early childhood education across the state. Read More

Enable Financial Sustainability

22 June 2022 Disappointingly, the Government has refused to fund rate concessions for those suffering from hardship as the result of natural disasters such as the Black Summer bushfires or recent floods. Read More

Improve Resilience to Natural Disasters

22 June 2022 The scale of natural disasters in recent years, including devastating flooding in the Northern Rivers, sharply illustrates the need to ensure our communities are better prepared for future disasters. . Read More

Improve Rural and Regional Health Services

22 June 2022 While healthcare is a state and federal government responsibility, councils often find themselves with no choice but to take on additional responsibilities to support their communities. Read More