Plan to simplify local laws gets council approval

By Paul Hemsley A push by New South Wales Local Government Minister, Don Page, to rewrite inconsistent and ad-hoc legislation governing the operation of councils into simple and cohesive laws has secured vital backing from the state’s municipal power brokers, clearing the way for a clean-out of defective regulations. The joint-president of Local Government New […]

Amalgamation raised its head at Destination 2036

  By Lilia Guan   During a two-day conference on the future of local government in NSW, held in Dubbo, general managers and mayors of the 152 councils called for changes to be made to the sector.   At Dubbo 2036 Local Government Minister Don Page said it is “clear” that if councils don not […]

LGSA praises Destination 2036

President of the Local Government Association, Keith Rhoades said Destination 2036, held in Dubbo, New South Wales this week, showed all NSW councils are in agreement about the big issues and changes required. He said the Minister and the Division of Local Government (DLG) was also intent on rectifying and solving some of our biggest […]


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