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23 July 2020

Creative Kids for councils

Crown Land consultation

Guide to Child Safe Standards

Join the celebration

Continuing Professional Development for Certifiers 

Regional Arts Fund grants now open

2020 Mental Health Awards 

Small business month grants for councils

Grants available for organics infrastructure

Registrations are now open for the LGNSW Annual Conference

Social cohesion and community harmony funding

National action on product stewardship


16 July 2020

Feedback sought on upcoming LGNSW Roads and Transport submissions


NSW Bushfires


26 June 2020

Local Government Remuneration Tribunal

Local government VET qualification changes

New planning framework for Special Activation Precincts

Birds in Backyards Surveys

NSW Housing Strategy Discussion Paper 

Pop-up hamper hubs

$27.3m to support local sport


12 June 2020

Awards for Environmental Excellence

Local government representatives sought for State Pest Animal Committee

Hosts sought for 2021 Water Management Conference 

Feedback sought on issues paper for Royal Commission

New building legislation

Waste 2020 Webinar Series

Local Roads Congress Day Two

Transition for council-run child care centres

Consultation open on Heavy Vehicle Road User Pricing

Williamtown Special Activation Precinct announced


29 May 2020

Let's celebrate music

Teleworking during COVID-19

Pesticides training

State Pest Animal Committee

AgVet chemicals Review

Engineering Excellence Awards

IPWEA NSW State Conference


22 May 2020

Paper and cardboard tender

Let's celebrate achievements 

Asylum seeker assistance

Accredited certifiers

Planning legislation changes

Infrastructure contributions

How to compost at home

Mixed Waste Organic Outputs


15 May 2020

Strengthening Resilience Forum

Water Management events

Grants to improve local streets, paths or public spaces

Roads and bridges funding

New building legislation

Disability Information Helpline

Councillor superannuation

RH Dougherty Awards

24-hour Economy, law changes


27 February 2020

Commencement of Children’s Guardian Act 2019

Youth Week Update

Call for experts in disaster recovery

Regional Event Funding

Award Variation – New entitlement to Family and Domestic Violence Leave

Award negotiations – Commission issues Statement and Direction

Expressions of Interest in Freight Access Working Group


20 February 2020

Cumberland Plain Conservation Plan Terms of Reference finalised

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Act Review input sought

Passive House Standard: Free Council-only event

Metropolitan Union Picnic Day 2020

Invitation to special briefing - Council responsibility in the National Redress Scheme

2020 Water Management Conference – Call for Presentation Proposals


13 February 2020

LGNSW Submission to the Graffiti Control Act Review

Have your say: Bushfire Inquiries

Mixed Waste Organic Outputs waste levy exemption extension

Call for nominations - Sydney Water Customer Council

Scholarship for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander councillors and staff

Creative ways to inspire community wellbeing and economic development

Helping to shape building and construction reforms


7 February 2020

Affordable housing forum

Have your say on the Impounding Act

EPA seeking feedback

Homelessness street count

Local Prevention Grants available

Youth Advisory Council applications

Survey on gender-based violence

Free seminar on environmental challenges

Official datum for surveys and spatial information


31 January 2020

Nominations open for Trustees for AR Bluett Memorial Award 


28 January 2020

50:50 rainfall outlook

Post-fire bush regeneration

Councils to talk public works

Waste export ban

Residential Tenancy Act changes

Cultural project recognition

Women in Local Government Award nominations now open


10 January 2020

Heatwaves, extreme dry and drought conditions

Waste disposal information for councils impacted by bushfires

RFS's Planning for Bushfire Protection guide updated

Grants available to combat pests and weeds

Safe Places Emergency Accommodation Grant 



13 December 2019

BoM predicts conditions to remain drier and hotter

How you can help bushfire clean-up and recovery efforts

Award - Commission issues statement and directions

Safety alert - cladding over asbestos containing materials

Federal inquiry into Australia's waste and recycling industries

Six new coach services roll out in regional communities

Tourism Conference 2020 – Registration now open

Strategic local government asset assessment project


1 November 2019

Latest drought related information

Industrial Award variation

Local Government Remuneration Tribunal 2020 Review

Net Zero Emissions and Climate Resilience for Local Government

Heavy vehicle national law review

Industrial Advisory Committee EoI



24 October 2019

Crown Lands Summit

LGNSW Tourism Conference 2020

Funding to Ensure Everyone Can Play

Youth Week 2020

Best Practice Asbestos Management for Forum – Blacktown

Online Development Applications

Resilient Asset Management


18 October 2019

Welcoming Cities Network

Parliamentary Inquiry into Support for Drought-Affected Communities in NSW

UNSW City Planning Program Work Placements

Local Government Seminar – Japan

Closing the Gap Survey

Mandatory Pesticide Training

Murray-Darling Basin Survey

Drought Works Exemptions

Public Holidays

2019 Australasian Property Tax Summit


10 October 2019

Board Meeting Report

Community Wildlife Survey

Regional Agricultural Show Grants

Active Citizenship Conference

Liquor Accord Conference

Special Activation Precincts in Regional NSW

Planning for Australia’s Future Population

Building Reform

Designing for Pedestrians and Bicycle Riders

Farm Gate Access Pilot Expansion

Penalties Available to Councils for Code of Conduct Breaches


3 October 2019

Local Government Seminar - Japan

Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Advisory Committee

Local Government Rank to Grade Guide

Coastal Grants

Inquiry into Sydney’s Night Time Economy

Restoration and Rehabilitation Environmental Trust Grants

Product Stewardship Amendment (Packaging and Plastics) Bill 2019

Remake of Clean Air Regulation (Open Burning)

Cladding Guideline

Draft Regulations for Building Certifiers

Draft Legislation for Design and Building Practitioners


26 September 2019

Global Cities After Dark Conference

Our Local Website


Safe Children Conference 2019

Rural Fire Service 10/50 Consultative Committee

Construction and Demolition Waste

Recreational Fishing Grants

Short Term Rental Accommodation

2019 Australasian Property Tax Summit


20 September 2019

LGNSW Annual report

Research and Innovation Fund Applications Closing Soon

LGNSW Annual Conference 2019 – Registration Closing Soon and Program Updates

2020 NSW Women of the Year Awards

Anzac Day Services 2020  

Celebration Screenings Kits

Raising Asbestos Awareness


12 September 2019

Aboriginal Languages Trust Board

Remake of Clean Air Regulation (Open Burning)

Best Practice Asbestos Management for Councils Forum - Shellharbour


5 September 2019

20-year Waste Strategy for NSW

Updated Contaminated Land Guidelines Consultation

Aboriginal Land Clean Up and Prevention Program

Aboriginal Environmental Health Officer Training Program

Domestic Violence Prevention Grants

Cricket NSW – State Infrastructure Strategy

Disaster Preparedness for Community Organisations

Electric Vehicle Fleets

National Heavy Vehicle Law Review

Statutory and Other Officers Remuneration Tribunal Increase

State Wage Case 2019

Feedback Sought on Draft Local Government Qualifications


29 August 2019

UPSS Regulation and Training for Councils

Asbestos Awareness Training Survey

2019 Asbestos Safety Conference

Young Achievers Awards

2019 Local Government Aboriginal Network Conference


22 August 2019

NSW Building Commissioner

Notice of Election for Office Bearers and Board of Directors

Graffiti Removal Day

Cultural Diversity Grants

Elsa Dixon Aboriginal Employment Grants

National Child Protection Week

Working with Community and Culture – Forum

Remove Hate from the Debate

Fixing Country Roads Grants

Road Safety Grants

Temporary Traffic Management Information Sessions

IPART Local Government Report Consultation

Local Government Procurement Conference

Local Government Procurement Awards