Are you are passionate about what happens in your local community?
Becoming a councillor is an exciting opportunity to make a difference and to represent the interests of residents. Nominations for candidates to stand for local government elections this September open on August 1 and close at midday August 10 2016.
Community groups in new councils will be able to apply for grants of up to $50,000 under the NSW Government’s Stronger Communities Fund to kick-start the delivery of important local projects that improve community infrastructure and services.
The Office of Local Government is responsible for local government across NSW. The Office's organisational purpose is "To strengthen the Local Government Sector" and its organisational outcome is "Successful councils engaging and supporting their communities"... continue reading