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NSW councils to lead next phase of flood recovery

15 April 2021 Councils will lead flood clean-up efforts with support from NSW and Australian Governments secured following LGNSW advocacy. Read More

Short term rental rules put on hold following LGNSW advocacy

14 April 2021 LGNSW welcomes the Government's decision to put controversial new short-term rental rules on hold. Read More

President's message 13 April 2021

13 April 2021 Local Government NSW's President Linda Scott reflects on issues affecting local government this week. Read More

Indigenous council staff join alumni of scholarship winners

13 April 2021 A Dubbo Aboriginal liaison officer and a Muswellbrook community officer have been awarded Pat Dixon Memorial Scholarships. Read More

New short term accommodation rules rips control off council

13 April 2021 New short-term rental accommodation rules announced last week fall short of fixing problems and set back affordable housing. Read More

Funding available to support women’s wellbeing

12 April 2021 Councils can apply for funding for projects that empower women and promote their wellbeing via the Investing in Women grants. Read More

Remuneration packaging - motor vehicle costs

12 April 2021 The Department of Treasury has issued updated running costs for motor vehicles for 2021-2022. Read More

ePlanning funding support for regional NSW

12 April 2021 Regional councils are eligible for up to $50,000 to help implement online lodgement and assessment of DA applications. Read More

National consultations on building and construction

12 April 2021 Several discussion papers are now open for public consultation in response to the Building Confidence Report. Read More