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President's Message 19 June

19 June 2024 As widely anticipated, the NSW Treasurer, Daniel Mookhey, has handed down a constrained budget for 2024-25. Read More

Budget - Financial sustainability

19 June 2024 The 2024-25 budget allocates an additional $37.5 million over four years to bolster the capacity of the OLG, but does little to improve the financial sustainability of councils. Read More

Budget - Planning and housing

19 June 2024 A key highlight in this Budget is the $5.1 billion over four years for 6,200 new social houses and 2,200 replacement homes. Read More

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Events & Training

Image Business Excellence in Local Government 24 Jun 2024 @ 9:00am The Business Excellence in Local Government course allows participants to understand the fundamental concepts that anchor Excellence Models. Read more
Image Planning for Councillors 25 Jun 2024 @ 9:00am Participants will examine the fundaments of planning theory and practice, the current statutory framework (and proposed changes) and the role of Local Government, and councillors in particular, in pla... Read more
Image Verbal Judo 26 Jun 2024 @ 9:00am This program teaches a set of specific behaviours and tactics with which staff can redirect hostile or aggressive behaviour of others, and generate voluntary compliance. Read more

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