Local Government NSW represents the interests of member councils on a variety of matters relating to finance and economic policy.


Phone: 02 9242 4000
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LGNSW Economic Policy

Whether it’s issues concerning rate setting, council budgets, cost shifting, state and federal funding, local economic development, night time economies, small business or tourism, we provide support and advocacy to ensure financial sustainability across the local government sector.

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Access information about the financial sustainability of local government, NSW budget submissions, cost shifting, and more.

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Economic Development & Tourism

Local and regional economic development, the Night Time Economies Network, support for small business and tourism, and more.

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Small Business

LGNSW believes that small businesses make a vital contribution to the social and economic vibrancy of communities.

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