Welcome to Local Government NSW

Local Government NSW is the peak industry association that represents the interests of NSW general and special purpose councils.

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Key Initiatives

  • Cost Shifting Survey

    LGNSW cost shifting survey tries to identify, quantify and combat cost shifting as it impacts member councils. Read the summary.

  • Research and Innovation Fund

    The LGNSW Research and Innovation Fund aims to support new areas of research, policy development and innovation for the advancement of local government in NSW.



  • Capability Framework

    The Local Government Capability Framework sets out the essential knowledge, skills, abilities and other attributes needed to work effectively in local government.

All Key Initiatives