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Championing local government

At Local Government NSW, we actively support and help promote campaigns that seek to drive positive change for local communities throughout NSW. Read more about our campaigns below.

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Emergency Services Levy

The ESL represents cost shifting at its worse, as it is imposed on councils without any mechanism for them to recover costs.

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Cost Shifting

LGNSW works hard to identify and oppose any cost shifting that impacts member councils.

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Inclusive Tourism

Analysis estimated that the Inclusive Tourism market in Australia was worth up to $8.9 billion over the first three months of 2017.

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Capability Framework

The Local Government Capability Framework sets out the essential attributes needed to work effectively in local government.

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2023 State Election

We encouraged councils to join us in advocacy for the benefit of communities across NSW.

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Save our Recycling

Calling on the NSW Government to re-invest the Waste Levy each year into on-shore waste management and recycling capacity.

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