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 for attendance at 2017 Conference will open late August.

Submit motions

All members (including newly merged councils which are LGNSW members) are able to put forward motions to be considered at conference. Visit the Submit Motions page to find out more.


Key dates and deadlines for voting at this year’s annual conference, for the LGNSW Board and conference motions:

Monday 9 October
Deadline for payment of membership fees (required for your council to be entitled to vote for motions and the LGNSW Board)
Friday 13 October
Members notified of number of delegates that can vote:
  • on motions
  • for the LGNSW Board
Tuesday 7 November
Deadline to nominate as a candidate for a position on the LGNSW Board (Note this date is currently subject to confirmation by the Australian Electoral Commission. LGNSW will advise if it changes.)
Monday 13 November
Deadline for members to provide names to LGNSW of delegates  who will vote for:
  • motions
  • the LGNSW Board

For more information about voting on motions and for the Board please contact Debra Law, Divisional Coordinator – Member Services, on 02 9242 4142 or


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. Find out more on the Accommodation page.


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