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Budget delivers long-term vision for councils

Wendy Tuckerman – Minister for Local Government Tuesday, 21 June 2022 Councils across the State will benefit from key measures in the 2022-23 NSW Budget, including continued support for local government areas affected by this year’s devastating floods. Minister for...

Rates relief to support flood victims

Paul Toole - Deputy Premier, Minister for Regional NSW and Minister for PoliceSteph Cooke - Minister for Emergency Services and Resilience, Minister for Flood RecoveryWendy Tuckerman - Minister for Local Government Friday, 3 June 2022 Thousands of ratepayers whose properties...

Cats fee-line fine at home

James Griffin - Minister for Environment and HeritageWendy Tuckerman - Minister for Local Government Thursday, 2 June 2022 Native wildlife in NSW will be better protected thanks to an innovative project officially launched by the NSW Government and RSPCA NSW...

Certainty for Central Coast Council poll

Wendy Tuckerman - Minister for Local GovernmentAdam Crouch - Parliamentary Secretary for the Central Coast Wednesday, 1 June 2022 Central Coast ratepayers will have renewed confidence and certainty, with elections for Central Coast Council to take place when the next...

Underwater mapping reveals ‘seacrets’

Wendy Tuckerman - Minister for Local GovernmentJames Griffin - Minister for Environment and Heritage Tuesday, 31 May 2022 Highly detailed digital maps covering 6,800km of the NSW coastline are now available to the public with the NSW Government launching the...

Local council arts and cultural programs receive funding boost

Ben Franklin - Minister for Aboriginal Affairs, Minister for the Arts, Minister for Regional YouthWendy Tuckerman - Minister for Local Government Tuesday, 31 May 2022 Communities in 21 local councils across NSW are set to be inspired with exciting, ambitious,...

Local Government Professionals Big Night

Wendy Tuckerman – Minister for Local Government Friday, 27 May 2022 Minister for Local Government Wendy Tuckerman has congratulated the winners from this year’s Local Government Professionals Awards Dinner, announced last night in Sydney. Minister Tuckerman said the Awards, presented...

$2.4 million for ‘Smart Spaces’ in regions

Wendy Tuckerman – Minister for Local Government Thursday, 26 May 2022 The NSW Government is investing $2.4 million in a partnership with two Sydney Universities launching today, aimed at supporting regional councils to reap the benefits of smart cities technology....

Nominations for excellence in local councils

Wendy Tuckerman – Minister for Local Government Monday, 16 May 2022 Councils across the State have just one month to submit their bids for recognition at the annual Local Government Week Awards for 2022. Minister for Local Government Wendy Tuckerman...

Update on Mascot Towers accommodation assistance

Eleni Petinos - Minister for Small Business, Minister for Fair TradingWendy Tuckerman - Minister for Local Government Thursday, 12 May 2022 The NSW Government has today announced an extension of the Mascot Towers accommodation assistance package following discussions this week...