The Minister for Local Government has released the new Model Code of Conduct that will soon be prescribed under the Local Government (General) Regulation 2005 to ensure the ethical, transparent and accountable operation of local government in NSW.
Was officially launched at a special forum at Parliament House on 16 August 2018. Senior parliamentarians, government officials and joint organisation chairs met to discuss the operation of the new regional bodies and priorities for delivering key infrastructure and services.
The NSW Government has announced an Australian first with the establishment of 11 joint organisations comprising more than 70 councils to help drive better planning, economic development and service delivery.
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