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1. 4 May 17SOUTH AUSTRALIA / NATURAL DISASTERS / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
The Local Government Association of SA launched a disaster recovery guide for councils. [Full text]
2. 4 May 17VICTORIA / INFRASTRUCTURE / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
The Municipal Association of Victoria said it is disappointing that the Government has halved the Growing Suburbs Fund. [Full text]
3. 4 May 17VICTORIA / INFRASTRUCTURE / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Minister Natalie Hutchins said that the Victorian Government's Growing Suburbs Fund will receive $50 million over two years to help build important community projects across Melbourne's outer suburbs. [Full text]
4. 4 May 17QUEENSLAND / ENERGY / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
The Local Government Association of Queensland advocated for its bid to purchase the State's street lighting infrastructure so as to deploy 'Smart Street Lighting' systems. [Full text]
5. 16 February 17NEW SOUTH WALES / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
The NSW Business Chamber said it welcomes certainty on council mergers. [Full text]
6. 16 February 17NEW SOUTH WALES / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
The HIA said it supports the stance taken by Premier Berejiklian to remain firm on metropolitan council mergers. [Full text]
7. 16 February 17NEW SOUTH WALES / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
The Urban Taskforce said the decision will be good in the longer term for more effective planning processes but the transition phase is likely to slow down housing approvals. [Full text]
8. 16 February 17NEW SOUTH WALES / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Local Government NSW said that people are asking why the Government has made a distinction between metropolitan and regional councils. [Full text]
9. 16 February 17NEW SOUTH WALES / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
An infographic summary of the benefits of council mergers is online. [Full text]
10. 16 February 17NEW SOUTH WALES / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Premier Berejiklian announced that all merged councils in NSW will remain in place and that the Government will push ahead with the merger of councils in Sydney that are before the courts. [Full text]
11. 13 February 17NEW SOUTH WALES / LOCAL GOVERNMENT / PLANNING / INFRASTRUCTURE
Local Government NSW made a submission on a proposed update to the policy framework for Voluntary Planning Agreements in NSW. [Full text]
12. 13 February 17NEW SOUTH WALES / LOCAL GOVERNMENT / PLANNING / INFRASTRUCTURE
Updated details on proposed changes to the NSW Infrastructure State Environmental Planning Policy are online. [Full text]
13. 9 February 17NEW SOUTH WALES / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
The NSW Office of Local Government issued a draft code of accounting practice and financial reporting, for comment. [Full text]
14. 9 February 17NEW SOUTH WALES / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
The Property Council urged Premier Gladys Berejiklian to hold the line on council amalgamations in NSW. [Full text]
15. 6 February 17NEW SOUTH WALES / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
The Urban Taskforce said the NSW Government should consider a shared service model if Sydney council mergers are to be rethought [Full text]
16. 2 February 17SOUTH AUSTRALIA / LOCAL GOVERNMENT / REGULATION
The Local Government Association of SA said that councils' ability to influence liquor licensing matters will be diminished under proposed liquor licensing reforms. [Full text]
17. 2 February 17SOUTH AUSTRALIA / ENVIRONMENT / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
The SA Government announced the establishment of Green Industries SA to support the State's recycling, remanufacturing and waste management industry. [Full text]
18. 2 February 17VICTORIA / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Minister Natalie Hutchins launched Local Government Victoria's annual Community Satisfaction Survey. [Full text]
19. 2 February 17NEW SOUTH WALES / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Local Government NSW issued a statement following meetings with Deputy Premier John Barilaro and new Local Government Minister Gabrielle Upton. [Full text]
20. 30 January 17TASMANIA / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
UTS published a summary of resource-sharing success stories from local councils in Tasmania. [Full text]
21. 26 January 17AWARDS / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Minister Nash announced that nominations have opened for the National Awards for Local Government. [Full text]
22. 26 January 17LOCAL GOVERNMENT / INFRASTRUCTURE / RURAL AND REGIONAL
Minister Fiona Nash announced $1.82 million in extra funding for the Regional Australia Institute. [Full text]
23. 26 January 17LOCAL GOVERNMENT / INFRASTRUCTURE / RURAL AND REGIONAL
The Local Government Association called for the re-indexation of Financial Assistance Grants, in its Federal Budget submission. [Full text]
24. 23 January 17NEW SOUTH WALES / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
The Greens called for a state-wide end to all council amalgamations. [Full text]
25. 23 January 17NEW SOUTH WALES / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
The Sydney Business Chamber said it is vital the State Government proceed with local council amalgamations in Sydney. [Full text]
26. 23 January 17NEW SOUTH WALES / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Local Government NSW welcomed the announcement. [Full text]
27. 23 January 17NEW SOUTH WALES / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Deputy Premier John Barilaro announced that the NSW Nationals will not support further council amalgamations in regional areas. [Full text]
28. 16 January 17VICTORIA / LOCAL GOVERNMENT / INFRASTRUCTURE / SOCIAL PLANNING AND POLICY
Victoria's Peri Urban Group of Rural Councils announced that it will be using a sustainable welfare index methodology to roll out its Infrastructure and Economic Development Strategy. [Full text]
29. 16 January 17NEW SOUTH WALES / PLANNING / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
An overview of planning and environment changes in NSW during 2016 has been published by Mondaq. [Full text]
30. 16 January 17NEW SOUTH WALES / PLANNING / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
An overview of the proposed changes has been published by Lindsay Taylor Lawyers. [Full text]
31. 16 January 17NEW SOUTH WALES / PLANNING / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Local Government NSW issued a summary of proposed changes to NSW planning laws announced last week. [Full text]
32. 12 January 17NEW SOUTH WALES / PLANNING / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
The UDIA said the changes directly address some long-held frustrations with the planning system. [Full text]
33. 12 January 17NEW SOUTH WALES / PLANNING / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
The Nature Conservation Council said that while the announcement contained some positive changes, it fails to deliver on the Coalition's 2011 election promise to return planning power to the people. [Full text]
34. 12 January 17NEW SOUTH WALES / PLANNING / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
The Sydney Business Chamber said the changes will help unlock development and assist in addressing the acute housing affordability challenges facing Sydney. [Full text]
35. 12 January 17NEW SOUTH WALES / PLANNING / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Most of the proposed planning reforms will be positive but bolder approaches are needed to really address Sydney's housing supply problem, according to the Urban Taskforce. [Full text]
36. 12 January 17NEW SOUTH WALES / PLANNING / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
The Property Council welcomed the proposed changes as a good next step to streamlining the planning system and boosting housing supply. [Full text]
37. 12 January 17NEW SOUTH WALES / PLANNING / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Local Government NSW welcomed the reforms but expressed concern about a proposal to expand complying development to larger-scale projects. [Full text]
38. 12 January 17NEW SOUTH WALES / PLANNING / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
A summary of feedback from recent consultations about planning changes in NSW is online. [Full text]
39. 12 January 17NEW SOUTH WALES / PLANNING / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
A summary of the proposed planning changes is online, including an outline of community participation planning requirements. [Full text]
40. 12 January 17NEW SOUTH WALES / PLANNING / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Minister Rob Stokes released proposed planning amendments for NSW aimed at reducing delays in Development Application processing and enhancing community confidence in the planning system. [Full text]
41. 9 January 17NEW SOUTH WALES / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
IPART issued a series of fact sheets relating to local government in NSW, including on rate variations and assessment criteria for community engagement. [Full text]
42. 9 January 17LOCAL GOVERNMENT
The Local Government Association published Federal Government responses to resolutions from the National General Assembly of Local Government. [Full text]
43. 5 January 17SOUTH AUSTRALIA / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
A communique has been issued following a meeting of the SA Premier's State/Local Government Forum. [Full text]
44. 5 January 17VICTORIA / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
The Municipal Association of Victoria said that Council rates are being restricted to less than half uncapped State property taxes. [Full text]
45. 5 January 17VICTORIA / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
The Victorian Local Governance Association criticised the announcement. [Full text]
46. 5 January 17VICTORIA / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Minister Natalie Hutchins announced that the cap on Victorian council rates has been set at 2 per cent, matching the Consumer Price Index. [Full text]
47. 5 January 17NEW SOUTH WALES / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
A circular on further Phase 1 amendments to the Local Government Act has been issued by the NSW Office of Local Government. [Full text]
48. 5 January 17NEW SOUTH WALES / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
A circular has also been released on reporting requirements for Fit for the Future Improvement Plans. [Full text]
49. 5 January 17NEW SOUTH WALES / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
The NSW Office of Local Government issued a circular on integrated planning and reporting requirements for councils with deferred elections. [Full text]
50. 19 December 16VICTORIA / LOCAL GOVERNMENT
The Victorian Ombudsman tabled a report on the transparency of local government decision making. [Full text]