Media Releases


Senior Media Officer 

Phone: 0448 718 892 
[email protected]

LGNSW maintains a strong media profile across the state. We produce media releases and editorial and respond to current issues.

2022 Media Releases


Councils recognised for environmental achievements 7 December 2022
Councils facing more financial uncertainty due to ongoing Red Fleet dispute 1 December 2022



State Government weakening environment protections by sidelining councils 9 November 2022
Local Government NSW declares a Statewide Roads Emergency 3 November 2022



Councils win prestigious AR Bluett awards 24 October 2022 City of Parramatta to host all-important 2023 LGNSW Annual Conference 25 October 2022



NSW Government scraps controversial reforms to infrastructure contributions 30 September 2022
New rate cap is proof that system is broken 29 September 2022



Win for local government as rate peg to be reviewed 30 August 2022
Flood inquiry calls for more support for local government 11 August 2022
Winners of Local Government Awards Announced 5 August 2022



LGNSW welcomes IPART decision 20 June 2022



Record number of Pat Dixon Scholarships awarded 27 May 2022
Open letter calling for urgent action on housing 16 May 2022
Housing Crisis Has Reached Boiling Point for NSW Councils 11 May 2022
Broken regional health system needs action, not words 6 May 2022



Local perspectives crucial for national decision-making 29 April 2022
Local solutions to a national waste and recycling crisis 21 April 2022
ESL Announcement Good News for Councils in the Short Term 19 April 2022
Councils Welcome Another Flood Support Package 14 April 2022
Local projects key to building a more resilient Australia 13 April 2022
Building a Better Australia, Together 7 April 2022
Frontline Solutions for Australia’s Economic Recovery 1 April 2022



Flood Support Package a Win for Affected Councils 22 March 2022
One-off Move Prevents Financial Disaster For Councils 9 March 2022
Councils welcome emergency $1 million disaster payments 9 March 2022



Canterbury-Bankstown and Blayney Shire Councils win NSW’s Most Prestigious Local Government Awards 28 February 2022
Parkes to Host Major 2023 LGNSW Water Management Conference 10 February 2022



Regional communities urged to take steps to prevent COVID-19 spread 10 January 2022
LGNSW welcomes soaring number of women elected to council 06 January 2022


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