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.


NSW Government Must Commit to Holding COVID Safe NSW Local Government Elections in 2021 26 July 2021
Central West council coalition wins bid to host prestigious 2022 visitor economy conference 22 July 2021
Local Government Boundaries Commission's independence must be guaranteed 22 July 2021
Council-run day care centres call for economic support during COVID lockdown 21 July 2021
NSW councils to oppose rule changes to infrastructure contributions 16 July 2021
Government promises $5 billion COVID funding following councils' calls for support 15 July 2021
Local Government preparing for all contingencies for September elections 12 July 2021
Council workers can get time off to get COVID jab 06 July 2021
Councils call for urgent support to help businesses survive lockdown 01 July 2021


Councils welcome NSW-wide plan for Closing the Gap 28 June 2021
Councils concerned about infrastructure contribution rule changes 25 June 2021
Councils’ efforts to support electric vehicles backed by State Budget 24 June 2021
NSW councils give State Budget a qualified tick of approval 22 June 2021
NSW councils' calls have been heard in the waste strategy 16 June 2021
Councils encouraged to highlight environmental efforts as part of World Environment Day 4 June 2021
NSW councils welcome Productivity Commission report as part of their efforts to drive locally led recovery 1 June 2021


NSW's peak body for councils welcomes new appointment 27 May 2021
Port Macquarie hosts vital visitor economy conference 26 May 2021
Time to act on road takeback promise 19 May 2021
Bill shock reprieve for ratepayers 17 May 2021


Councils leading local job recovery 21 April 2021
NSW councils to lead next phase of flood recovery efforts 15 April 2021
Short term rental rules put on hold following LGNSW advocacy 14 April 2021
Indigenous council staff join alumni of scholarship winners 13 April 2021
New rules for short term accommodation rips control off council 13 April 2021
Regional councils get financial support for digitising planning process 8 April 2021
LGNSW advocacy pays off for flood affected councils 1 April 2021


Inquiry calls for council grants overhaul 30 March 2021
Super fairness for elected councillors at last 16 March 2021


Super fairness for elected councillors at last 16 March 2021
Walkley Award-winning journalist set to inspire women in council 23 February 2021
Scholarship opportunities to further indigenous careers in council 15 February 2021
Councils welcome the new 24-hr Economy Commissioner 11 February 2021
Vale Lilliane Brady, OAM 8 February 2021


New funding critical for councils’ frontline recycling efforts 22 January 2021



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