Local Government NSW Annual Conference

  • Date:

    4 December - 6 December 2017

  • Location:

    Hyatt Regency Sydney, 161 Sussex Street, Sydney NSW 2000

This Conference is the annual policy-making event for NSW general-purpose councils, our associate members and the NSW Aboriginal Land Council. It is the pre-eminent event of the local government year where local councillors come together to share ideas and debate issues that shape the way we are governed.

The 2017 Conference


Registration to attend the Conference is now open. You can register an individual or group:

  • Early Bird registration rate is $899 and applies if you register and pay by 23 October 2017
  • Standard registration rate is $999 for all registrations from 24 October – 27 November 2017

Visit the Registration page to find out more.

Election Notice

The Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) has issued an Election Notice inviting nominations for the following offices of the Association:

  • President
  • Vice President (from a Metropolitan/Urban council)
  • Vice President (from a Rural/Regional council)
  • Treasurer
  • Directors (from a Metropolitan/Urban council) (7)
  • Directors (from a Rural/Regional council) (7)

The Election Notice is available here: Election Notice (PDF, 142 KB

The Nomination form is available here: Nomination Form (PDF, 250 KB)


Separate from Conference registration, financial members must nominate:
a) the names of their voting delegates for voting on motions and,
b) where applicable, the names of their voting delegates for voting in the elections for the Association’s Office Bearers and Board.

Visit the Voting - Delegates page to find out more.

Business Papers

The 2017 Annual Conference Business Paper is now available for download.


Submissions are now closed for inclusion in the Business Paper. Thank you to all councils who submitted motions for possible debate at the 2017 LGNSW Annual Conference.


Delegates can take advantage of a special accommodation rate the the conference venue, the Hyatt Regency, or a 10% discount for all Accor Hotels in the area. Members can also enjoy a special room rate at the Amora Hotel Jamison Sydney. Find out more on the Accommodation page.


The LGNSW Annual Conference 2017 is made possible by the support of our partners and sponsors.


Past Conferences

Use the links below to find Business Papers, Programs and photos from previous conferences.

  • 2016 - Wollongong

  • 2015 - Rosehill

  • 2014 - Coffs Harbour

  • 2013 - Sydney Town Hall