The Office of Local Government is responsible for local government across NSW. The Office’s organisational purpose is to ‘Strengthen Local Government’ and its organisational outcome is ‘Fit for the future councils leading strong communities’.
Thousands of people flock to the Sydney Royal Easter Show to see the State’s most pampered dogs and cats but for the first time this year they will be able to find out how to best take care of their own beloved furry friends. Minister for Local Government Shelley Hancock visited the NSW Pet Registry stand at the Show today to help promote responsible pet ownership, including microchipping, de-sexing and registration.
Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional NSW John Barilaro today visited Tumut to announce that the NSW Government has granted approval for Snowy Valleys Council to join the Canberra Region Joint Organisation.
Local councils have been given stronger powers to protect their communities from irresponsible share bike operators. Local Government Minister Gabrielle Upton said the new powers allow councils to more easily seize dumped bikes and fine operators whose bikes are dumped in public places.
For the second year in a row, council misconduct allegations have topped the annual list of complaints by residents and ratepayers.
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The NSW Government has announced sweeping new measures to ensure local councils are properly managing credit card expenditure.
NSW’s local council meetings will be webcast under the new Model Code of Meeting Practice released today.
A funding package of $20 million has been secured for the Far West following the formal establishment of two new joint organisations to improve the delivery of key infrastructure and services in the region.