24-04 New local government elections webpage launched on the Office of Local Government’s website

Circular Details24-04 / 18 April 2024 / A885507Who should read thisCouncillors / General Managers / All council staffContactCouncil Governance Team / 02 4428 4100 / olg@olg.nsw.gov.auAction requiredCouncils to ImplementPDF version24-04 New local government elections webpage launched on the Office of...

Public Interest Disclosures

The Public Interest Disclosures Act 2022 (PID Act) commenced on 1 October 2023, replacing the Public Interest Disclosures Act 1994.

Boundaries Commission report on Inner West Council demerger proposal released

The NSW Local Government Boundaries Commission’s report on Inner West Council’s business case for de-amalgamation.

New pathway to guide Cootamundra-Gundagai Regional Council de-amalgamation

The NSW Government has today salvaged the plan to de-amalgamate Cootamundra-Gundagai Regional Council (CGRC). Since coming to office, the Minister and Office of Local Government have explored the legal avenues available to achieve a successful demerger under the roadmap provided by the previous Liberal-National government. This roadmap has only succeeded in leading to a dead end, with no statutory mechanism under the legislation (section 218CC of the Local Government Act 1993) to create two independent and fully functioning councils.

23-04 Changes to public access to council records under the State Records Act 1998

Circular Details Circular No 23-04 / 25 May 2023 / A860043Previous Circular21-33 Compliance with records management provisions andtransfer of local government records to the State ArchivesCollectionWho should read thisCouncillors / General Managers / Joint Organisation Executive Officers / Governance and...