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President's message 27 July 2021

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

Black Summer Bushfire Recovery Grants Program- Applications Open

27 July 2021 The $280 million Black Summer Bushfire Recovery Grants program will help communities address priorities for recovery and resilience after the 2019-20 bushfires. Read More

Closure of construction sites

27 July 2021 The Office of Local Government, in conjunction with State agencies, has prepared guidance for councils to support their negotiations with regard the “Closure of Construction Sites”. Read More

NSW Government Must Commit to Holding COVID Safe NSW Local Government Elections in 2021

26 July 2021 LGNSW says the NSW Government must commit to holding COVID safe council elections before year’s end. Read More

Call for nominations for Non-Executive Director for Active Super

26 July 2021 Expressions of interest are sought from eligible councillors who wish to join the Active Super. Read More

Inquiry into flammable cladding and private certification

26 July 2021 The NSW Upper House Public Accountability Committee will report on flammable cladding and private certification as part of a further inquiry into the regulation of building standards. Read More

Regional Housing Taskforce to pinpoint planning challenges

26 July 2021 A Regional Housing Taskforce has been established to identify challenges in the planning system that may be preventing the delivery of housing supply. Read More

Councils urged to encourage farmers to participate in Agricultural Census

26 July 2021 Councils are urged to encourage farmers to participate in the Agricultural Census to provide an accurate and timely picture of the nation’s agricultural activity. Read More

Next Steps for Greater Sydney Region Planning

26 July 2021 The Greater Sydney Commission has commenced its review of the Greater Sydney Region Plan. Read More