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RSPCA NSW Adoption and education centre open

Dominic Perrottet - Premier of NSWWendy Tuckerman - Minister for Local Government Wednesday, 27 April 2022 A multi-million upgrade to RSPCA NSW Adoption and Education Centre in Western Sydney has been opened today by Premier Dominic Perrottet, Minister for Local...

Preparing our veterans for council careers

David Elliott - Minister for Transport, Minister for VeteransWendy Tuckerman - Minister for Local Government Saturday, 23 April 2022 The NSW Government is helping veterans transition from the Australian Defence Force to the civilian workforce, in a win-win for ex-military...

$43 million emergency services boost to support councils

Matt Kean - Treasurer, Minister for Energy Wendy Tuckerman - Minister for Local Government Steph Cooke - Minister for Emergency Services and Resilience, Minister for Flood Recovery Thursday, 14 April 2022 The NSW Government will step in with an extra...

Macmasters Beach facilities get a new look

Wendy Tuckerman – Minister for Local Government Wednesday, 6 April 2022 The NSW Government and Central Coast Council are partnering on a $597,000 upgrade to community facilities at Macmasters Beach. Parliamentary Secretary for the Central Coast Adam Crouch said $348,077...

Last chance to have your say on councillor misconduct review

Wendy Tuckerman – Minister for Local Government Monday, 21 March 2022 The NSW Government is encouraging the community to provide feedback on plans to strengthen councillor misconduct procedures, with submissions on a comprehensive review closing on 28 March, 2022. Minister...

Statement on Supreme Court judgement

Wendy Tuckerman - Minister for Local Government Friday, 18 March 2022 Yesterday Justice Robert Beech-Jones, Chief Judge at Common Law in the Supreme Court of NSW handed down the judgment on the election outcomes of Kempsey Shire Council, Singleton Shire...

Minister releases independent report into Central Coast Council

Wendy Tuckerman - Minister for Local Government Thursday, 17 March 2022 Minister for Local Government Wendy Tuckerman has tabled the report into the public inquiry into the Central Coast Council (CCC), and taken action to terminate all current councillors, effective...

Fast-tracking support to councils to repair flood-damaged roads

Sam Farraway - Minister for Regional Transport and RoadsSteph Cooke - Minister for Emergency Services and Resilience, Minister for Flood RecoveryWendy Tuckerman - Minister for Local Government Tuesday, 15 March 2022 Councils hardest hit by the North Coast floods are...

$28 million funding boost to flood-affected councils declared as disaster areas

Senator The Hon Bridget McKenzie - Minister for Emergency Management and National Recovery and Resilience The Hon Dominic Perrottet MP - Premier of New South Wales The Hon Steph Cooke MP - New South Wales Minister for Emergency Services and...

Waste collection ramps up in flood zones

The Hon Dominic Perrottet MP - Premier of New South Wales The Hon Paul Toole MP - Deputy Premier, Minister for Regional NSW, Minister for Police The Hon Steph Cooke MP - New South Wales Minister for Emergency Services and...