Media Releases

Women’s excellence in councils recognised

Bronnie Taylor - Minister for Women, Minister for Regional Health, Minister for Mental HealthWendy Tuckerman - Minister for Local Government Thursday, 24 November 2022 Some of the State’s most talented and inspiring women from across NSW Councils have been recognised...

$9.9 million to prepare communities for future flooding

James Griffin - Minister for Environment and HeritageWendy Tuckerman - Minister for Local Government Friday, 18 November 2022 Councils across NSW are being supported with $9.9 million in NSW Government grants to reduce the impacts of flooding by mitigating flood...

Minister approves museum management plan

Wendy Tuckerman - Minister for Local Government Thursday, 10 November 2022 Minister for Local Government Wendy Tuckerman has approved an application from Albury City Council to form a public company to manage and operate the Murray Art Museum Albury (MAMA)....

Cootamundra-Gundagai Regional Council demerger

Thursday, 10 November 2022 Office of Local Government (OLG) executives met with Cootamundra-Gundagai councillors and staff earlier this week to provide an update on the demerger process. OLG’s Executive Director, Ally Dench, said the meeting was an opportunity to meet...

NSW Government partners with 15 councils to host major cultural events and festivals

Mark Coure - Minister for Multiculturalism, Minister for SeniorsWendy Tuckerman - Minister for Local Government Monday, 7 November 2022 to host major multicultural events and festivals in partnership with the NSW Government.  Minister for Multiculturalism Mark Coure said each partnership...

WestInvest injects $357 million to tansform Western Sydney

Dominic Perrottet – Premier of NSW Matt Kean – Treasurer David Elliott – Minister for Western Sydney Wendy Tuckerman – Minister for Local Government Monday, 31 October 2022 Western Sydney locals will benefit from more than 20 new and revitalised...

New rules coming for unattended property

Wendy Tuckerman - Minister for Local Government Friday, 28 October 2022 Abandoned shopping trolleys, vehicles and other unattended property will spend less time on our streets and public spaces, and owners will be more accountable following the introduction of new...

WestInvest funds new performing arts centre and community hubs in Wollondilly

Dominic Perrottet – Premier of NSW Matt Kean – Treasurer David Elliott – Minister for Western Sydney Wendy Tuckerman – Minister for Local Government Thursday, 27 October 2022 Wollondilly residents will benefit from a state-of-the-art performing arts centre, a range...

WestInvest brings Liverpool Park back to life

Dominic Perrottet – Premier of NSW Matt Kean – Treasurer David Elliott – Minister for Western Sydney Wendy Tuckerman – Minister for Local Government Saturday, 22 October 2022 Light Horse Park will be transformed into a beautiful riverside recreational park...

WestInvest funding for heart of Penrith

Dominic Perrottet – Premier of NSW Matt Kean – Treasurer David Elliott – Minister for Western Sydney Wendy Tuckerman – Minister for Local Government Friday, 21 October 2022 Penrith residents can soon enjoy a new city centre in St Marys...