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Local Government Week


LGNSW Events Team

Phone: 9242 4000 

Local Government Week is designed to showcase the work councils do in their local communities, including the wide variety of services they provide.

Local Government Week will be held from Monday 2 August to Sunday 8 August 2021.

Keep an eye on this page for further updates, including the 2021 theme and resources for local councils. 

Did you know?

  • Local government in NSW employs more than 55,000 people
  • Local government in NSW looks after more than $136 billion of community assets
  • Local government in NSW spends more than $1.9 billion each year on caring for the environment, including recycling and waste management, stormwater management and preserving and protecting native flora and fauna
  • NSW has 450 council-run libraries that attract more than 34.8 million visits each year
  • Local government in NSW is responsible for about 90% of the state‚Äôs roads and bridges
  • NSW councils manage an estimated 3.5 million tonnes of waste each year
  • NSW councils own and manage more than 600 museums, galleries, theatres and art centres