Submissions

LGNSW makes numerous submissions in relation to government inquiries, legislation and other key issues of importance to local government. Submissions are listed below in chronological order.

Topic   Description   Date
Submission re Inquiry into Sydney Stadiums Strategy (PDF, 577KB)   Submission to the Legislative Council Public Works Committee Inquiry into the Sydney Stadiums Strategy   June 2018
         
NSW Budget 2018-2019 - Local Government Priorities (PDF, 744KB)   Submission to the NSW State Government   June 2018
         
The Code of Practice Authorising Flying-Fox Camp Management Actions 2018 (PDF, 252KB)   Draft submission to the Office of Environment and Heritage   May 2018
         
Draft Companion Animals Regulation 2018 (PDF, 788KB)   Draft submission to the Office of Local Government   May 2018
         
Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Bill 2018 (PDF, 365KB)   Draft submission to the Office of Environment and Heritage   Apr 2018
         
Reforming Urban Water - A National Pathway for Change (PDF, 1.4MB)   Feedback to Infrastructure Australia   Apr 2018
         
Proposed Remediation of Land SEPP (PDF, 268KB)   Draft submission to Department of Planning & Environment   Apr 2018
         
Inquiry into heavy vehicle safety and use of technology to improve road safety   Draft submission to Staysafe (Joint Standing Committee on Road Safety)   Mar 2018
         
NSW Draft Freight and Ports Plan (PDF, 462KB)   Draft submission to Transport for NSW   Mar 2018
         
Australia’s Strategy for Nature 2018 - 2030 (PDF, 229KB)   Submission to the Australian Government’s Department of the Environment and Energy   Mar 2018
         
Draft Councillor Induction and Professional Development Guidelines (PDF, 717KB)   Submission to the Office of Local Government   Mar 2018
         
Draft Local Government (General) Amendment (Regional Joint Organisations) Regulation 2018 (PDF, 275KB)   Submission to the Office of Local Government   Mar 2018
         
Consultation Draft Model Code of Meeting Practice for Local Councils in NSW (PDF, 163KB)   Submission to the Office of Local Government   Mar 2018
         
Music and Arts Economy in NSW   Submission to the Portfolio Committee No. 6 – Planning and Environment   Feb 2018
         
Greener-Places Policy (PDF, 259KB )  
Draft submission to the Government Architect’s Greener Places Policy, which establishes an urban Green Infrastructure Policy for NSW
  Feb 2018
         
SEPP (Environment): Explanation of Intended Effect (PDF, 190KB)   Draft submission to Department of Planning & Environment   Jan 2018
         
Local Government Remuneration Tribunal (PDF, 363KB   Submission to the NSW Local Government Remuneration Tribunal   Jan 2018
         
 
Submission to Department of Planning & Environment
  Jan 2018
         

2017

Topic     Description   Date
         
Draft Future Transport Strategy 2056 (PDF, 491)   Submission to the Draft Future Transport Strategy 2056   Dec 2017
         
Cemeteries and Crematoria regulation 2017 (PDF, 299KB)    Submission to Cemeteries and Crematoria NSW   Dec 2017
         
NSW Critical Infrastructure Resilience Strategy Discussion Paper (PDF, 150KB)   Draft submission to the NSW Office of Emergency Management   Dec 2017
         
Proposed minimum standards for managing construction waste in NSW and other miscellaneous waste reforms (PDF, 138 KB)   Draft submission to the NSW Environmental Protection Authority   Dec 2017
         
Sydney Region Plan and
Draft District Plans
  Draft submission to the Greater
Sydney Commission
  Dec 2017
         
Biodiversity Conservation Investment Strategy 2017-2037   Draft submission to the Office of Environment and Heritage   Dec 2017
         
Consultation Draft Model Code of Conduct for Local Councils in NSW and Consultation Draft Procedures for the Administration of the Model Code of Conduct for Local Councils in NSW (PDF, 79KB)   Submission to the Office of Local Government on the   Nov 2017
         
Environmental Planning & Assessment Regulation 2000 – Issues Paper (PDF, 524KB)   Draft submission to the Department of Planning & Environment   Nov 2017
         
Evaluation of Interim Restaurant Authorisations – Discussion Paper (PDF, 270KB)   Draft submission to Liquor & Gaming NSW   Nov 2017
         
Draft NSW Waste and Resource Recovery Infrastructure Strategy 2017-2021 (PDF, 272KB)   Draft submission to the NSW Environmental Protection Authority   Nov 2017
         
Short-term Holiday Letting (SHTL) Options Paper (PDF, 445KB)   Draft Submission to the Department of Planning & Environment   Nov 2017
         
Inquiry into Land Release and Housing Supply   Submission to the Legislative Assembly Committee on Environment and Planning   Oct 2017
         
Inquiry into the waste and recycling industry in Australia (PDF, 2.5MB)   Draft submission to Senate Standing Committees on Environment and Communications   Oct 2017
         
Preference Counting in Local Government Elections in NSW   Submission to the Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters   Sep 2017
         
Proposal for minimum environmental standards in the scrap metal industry consultation paper (PDF, 208KB)   Draft submission to the NSW Environmental Protection Authority   Sep 2017
         
Discussion paper: Future reform - an integrated care at home program to support older Australians (PDF, 502KB)   Submission to the Department of Health   Aug 2017
         
Evaluation of the Community Impact Statement requirements for liquor licence applications – Discussion Paper   Draft Submission to Liquor & Gaming NSW   Aug 2017
         
Illegal Dumping Strategy 2017-2020 (PDF, 162KB)   Submission to the NSW Environmental Protection Authority   Jul 2017
         
NSW Litter Prevention Strategy 2017-20 (PDF, 128KB)   Draft submission to the NSW Environmental Protection Authority   Jul 2017
         
Telecommunications Carrier Powers and Immunities (PDF, 140KB)   Submission to Australian Government   Jul 2017
         
Draft Planning for Bushfire Protection: A Guide for Councils, Planners, Fire Authorities and Developers (PDF, 127KB)   Submission to NSW Rural Fire Service   Jul 2017
         
Draft Bush Fire Environmental Assessment Code and draft Bush Fire Protection for Existing Developments Guideline (PDF, 145KB)   Submission to NSW Rural Fire Service   Jul 2017
         
Draft NSW Travelling Stock Reserves Review (PDF, 137KB)   Submission to Department of Industry - Lands and Local Land Services   Jun 2017
         
Draft Greenfield Housing Code (PDF, 139KB)   Submission to the NSW Department of Planning and Environment   Jun 2017
         
Local Impact Assessment Review Discussion Paper (PDF, 278KB)   Draft submission to Liquor and Gaming NSW   Jun 2017
         
Land Management and Biodiversity Conservation Reforms (PDF, 275KB)   Submission to NSW Office of Environment and Heritage   June 2017
         
Energy from Waste Technology Inquiry (PDF, 278KB)   Submission to the Legislative Assembly Committee on Environment and Planning   May 2017
         
National Water Reform Inquiry (PDF, 561KB)   Submission to the Productivity Commission   May 2017
         
Review of climate change policies (PDF, 247KB)   Submission to the Department of the Environment and Energy   May 2017
         
Material Recovery Facility Processing Refund Protocol for Container Deposit (PDF, 277KB)   Submission to the NSW Environmental Protection Authority   Apr 2017
         
Education and Child Care SEPP (PDF, 432KB)   Submission to the NSW Department of Planning and Environment   Apr 2017
         
NSW Koala Strategy Consultation Process (PDF, 142KB)   Submission to NSW Office of Environment and Heritage   Mar 2017
         
Draft Environmental Planning & Assessment Amendment Bill (PDF, 817KB)   Submission to the NSW Department of Planning and Environment   Mar 2017
         
Draft District Plans & Towards Our Greater Sydney 2056 (PDF, 397KB)   Submission to the Greater Sydney Commission   Mar 2017
         
Draft Environmental Planning and Assessment Amendment (ePlanning) Regulations 2017 (PDF, 1.3MB)   Submission to the NSW Department of Planning and Envionment   Mar 2017
         
Social impact assessment draft guidelines for State significant mining, petroleum production and extractive industry development (PDF, 293KB)   Submission to the Department of Planning and Environment   Mar 2017
         
Proposed vegetation management/tree pruning service charter (PDF, 1.31MB)   Submission to Ausgrid   Feb 2017
         
Councillor Professional Development LG Act Review February 2017 (PDF, 245KB)   Submission to OLG   Feb 2017
         
Review of the Code of Meeting Practice February 2017 + Attachment (PDF, 1MB)   Submission to OLG   Feb 2017
         
Clean Air for NSW Consultation Paper (PDF, 249KB)   Draft submission to NSW Environmental Protection Authority   Feb 2017
         
NSW Budget 2017-18 (PDF, 532KB)   Submission to NSW Budget   Feb 2017
         
Proposed changes to the regulation of water-cooling systems to prevent Legionnaires’ disease in NSW: Consultation Discussion Paper (PDF, 310KB)   Submission to NSW Health   Feb 2017
         
Draft Biosecurity Regulation and related documents (PDF, 138KB)   Submission to NSW Department of Primary Industries   Jan 2017
         
> Proposed Fire Safety changes to the Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000 (PDF, 108KB)   > Submission to the Department of Planning and Environment   Jan 2017
         
Improving Voluntary Planning Agreements (PDF, 130KB)   Submission to the Department of Planning and Environment   Jan 2017
         
LGNSW Submission to NSW Local Government Remuneration Tribunal 2017 (PDF, 484KB) >   Submission to NSW Local Government Remuneration Tribunal    Jan 2017
         
Draft State Environmental Planning Policy (Coastal Management) 2016 (PDF, 162 KB)   Submission to the Department of Planning and Environment   Jan 2017

2016

Topic   Description   Date
         
Mulch Order 2015 and the Mulch Exemption 2015 (PDF, 196KB)   Submission to the Environmental Protection Authority   Dec 2016
         
Container Deposit Scheme draft Regulation (PDF, 249KB)   Submission to the Environment Protection Authority   Dec 2016
         
Review of the Load Based Licensing Scheme (PDF, 211KB)   Submission to the Environment Protection Authority   Dec 2016
         
Environmental Future Funding Package (PDF, 159KB)   Submission to the Office of Environment and Heritage   Dec 2016
         
Far West Initiative Consultation Paper Dec 2016 (PDF, 194KB)  
 
Submission to the Office of Local Government
  Dec 2016
         
Explanation of Intended Effect: State Environmental Planning Policy No 44 – Koala Habitat Protection (PDF, 172KB)   Submission to the Department of Planning and Environment   Dec 2016
         
Proposed Medium Density Housing Code and Draft Medium Density Design Guide (PDF, 118KB)   Submission to Department of Planning and Environment   Dec 2016
         
Review of the Model Code of Conduct for Local Councils in NSW (PDF, 717KB)   Submission to the Office of Local Government   Dec 2016
         
Domestic Mobile Roaming Service Declaration Inquiry (PDF, 140KB)   Submission to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)   Nov 2016
         
Inquiry into flying-fox management in the eastern states (PDF, 122KB)   Submission to the Standing Committee on the Environment and Energy   Nov 2016
         

Proposed Microbial Health Based Target Regime for Drinking Water Supplies (PDF, 118KB)

  Submission to NHMRC   Nov 2016
         
Human Services Reform Preliminary Findings Report (PDF, 2.3MB)   Submission to Productivity Commission   Oct 2016
         
Review of the Local Government Rating System (PDF, 461KB)   Submission to IPART   Oct 2016
         

Regulatory framework for Container Deposit Scheme 2016 (PDF, 213KB)

  Submission to the NSW Environment Protection Authority
 
  Sep 2016

 
         
Inquiry into Museums and Galleries - August 2016   Draft Submission to the General Purpose Standing Committee No. 4    Aug 2016
         

Inquiry into Crown Lands (PDF, 232KB)

  Submission to Legislative Inquiry   Jul 2016
         

Access to transport for seniors and disadvantaged people in rural and regional NSW (PDF, 215KB)

 

Submission to Legislative Assembly Committee on Community Services
 

  Jul 2016


 
         
Joint Organisations: Towards a new model for regional collaboration (PDF, 274KB)   Submission to the Office of Local Government on Joint Organisations   Jul 2016
         
NSW Land Management and Conservation Reforms (PDF, 432KB).   Submission to the NSW Land Management and Conservation Reforms   Jun 2016
         
 
  Submission to the NSW Ministry of Health   Jun 2016
         
Local Impact Assessment Scheme (PDF, 1.5MB)   LGNSW feedback to Liquor & Gaming NSW   Jun 2016
         

Complying development for inland NSW (PDF, 176KB)

  Submission to Department of Planning and Environment
 
  May 2016

 
         
Review of the Local Government Rating System (PDF, 454KB)   Submission to IPART   May 2016
         

Expanding complying development to medium density development (PDF, 260KB)

 

Submission to Department of Planning and Environment

 
Apr 2016

 
         
Community Consultative Committee Guidelines, State-Significant Projects (PDF, 207KB)   Draft Submission to Department of Planning and Environment   Apr 2016
         
Review of the NSW Carers (Recognition Act) 2010   Draft Submission   Apr 2016
         
Feedback on the Draft Information, Linkages and Capacity-Building (ILC) Commissioning Framework (PDF, 190KB)   Feedback to the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA)   Apr 2016
         
Submission to the NSW coastal management reforms (PDF, 258KB)   Submission to the Department of Planning and Environment   Apr 2016
         

Review of the Local Government Act 1993 (PDF, 780KB)

  Submission to the Office of Local Government
 
  Mar 2016

 
         
Regional Planning Processes in NSW   Submission to NSW Parliamentary Inquiry   Mar 2016
         
Review of Reporting and Compliance Burdens on Local Government - February 2016 (PDF, 636KB)   Response to IPART   Feb 2016
         

NSW Container Deposit Scheme (PDF, 352KB)

  Submission to the NSW Environment Protection Authority
 
  Feb 2016

 
         
NSW Budget 2016-17 (PDF, 461KB)   Submission to NSW Budget 2016-17   Feb 2016
         

Regulation of Manufactured Homes, Caravan Parks, Manufactured Home Estates and Camping Grounds (PDF, 219KB)

  Submission to the Department of Planning and Environment's Discussion Paper

 
  Jan 2016



 

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