Like the private sector, Local Government in NSW faces a number of current and future workforce challenges that require careful management and planning.

Workforce Development



Phone: 02 9242 4000 
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Whether it’s an ageing workforce, skills shortages, recruitment difficulties, gender and cultural imbalances, or a lack of data, NSW councils are required by legislation to undertake workforce planning.

Local Government NSW can help. We’re committed to supporting NSW councils with workforce planning and development through the provision of courses, training and network groups.

Please select from the below options to learn more about our workforce development initiatives and services.

In this section

Workforce & Future Skills

Download and access the Local Government Workforce and Future Skills Report.

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Capability Framework

Everything you need to understand and implement the Local Government Capability Framework.

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Mental Health & Wellbeing

Access LGNSW’s Mental Health & Wellbeing Toolkit.

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