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Government scraps controversial contributions reforms

30 September 2022 Confirmation that the NSW Government will not proceed with its flawed reforms to infrastructure contributions has been welcomed by Local Government NSW. Read More

Senior Policy Officer – Social and Community

30 September 2022 We are seeking an experienced and motivated Senior Policy Officer – Social and Community, to research, develop and implement policies and strategies in consultation with stakeholders and in the best interests of LGNSW and its members. Read More

New rate cap is proof that system is broken

29 September 2022 Today’s rate cap announcement by the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal is further proof of how the rating methodology is fundamentally broken. Read More

Free Webinar

28 September 2022 After the huge success of our Climate Change Webinar Series earlier this year, we are thrilled to bring you a special new FREE 90-minute webinar, funded by the NSW Government. Read More

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Events & Training

5 Oct Reforming building laws in NSW - Council Information Session 5 Oct 2022 @ 11:30am Online, Find Out More
11 Oct Introduction to Local Government 11 Oct 2022 @ 9:00am Interactive Webcast, Find Out More
11 Oct The Supervisor Series 11 Oct - 18 Oct 2022 Interactive Webcast, Find Out More
12 Oct Speed Reading 12 Oct 2022 @ 9:00am Interactive Webcast, Find Out More

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