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At Local Government NSW (LGNSW), we have a team of employment lawyers and specialists in local government industrial relations and employment law.

Workplace Relations


LGNSW Officer
Workplace Relations Unit 

Phone: 02 9242 4142 

This team provides member councils with advice and representation on a range of matters, including award negotiation and compliance, industrial disputes, enterprise agreements, performance management, employment termination, managing ill or injured workers, workplace change, and more.

We offer representation before the Industrial Relations Commission (IRC), Administrative Decisions Tribunal (ADT) and the Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) on behalf of members.

Our industrial relations advice and representation is available to all members free of charge, providing critical support and substantial cost savings in times of need.

Please select from the below options to learn more about our industrial relations support services.

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Industrial Awards

Local Government (State) Award 2020 and Local Government (State) Electricians Award information.

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Industrial Legal Advice

Read important legal advice on a range of industrial matters.

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NSW Public Holidays

View a complete list of NSW Public Holidays in 2020 and 2021.

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Access resources to help you develop council policies, guidelines and procedures.

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