The Amalgamation Toolkit provides a practical level of support to councils undertaking an amalgamation and/or boundary changes.
In 2016 LGNSW funded a project to explore the option of a capability framework for local government.
Councils have a significant role in managing crown reserves which are important to the physical and social wellbeing of local people.
The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal of NSW (IPART) is currently undertaking a Review of the Local Government Rating System.
The Local Government Act 1993 is being reviewed by the Office of Local Government in several phases.
A toolkit to help councils prevent and minimise psychological injuries and create a mentally healthy workplace.
The NSW Local Government Workforce Strategy 2016-2020 sets the direction for a range of initiatives and projects to address the workforce challenges facing local government in NSW over the next four years.
The local government sector is facing extensive review and change as a result of the NSW Government’s local government reform agenda.