Creating a modern system of local government
The NSW Government is transforming the system of local government to ensure that councils are ready to deliver the quality services and infrastructure that communities deserve.
The NSW Premier Mike Baird and the Minister for Local Government Paul Toole have announced 19 new councils will be created in NSW. Find out more.
Local Government reform will create new, stronger councils, improve council performance and strengthen the system of local government.
The reforms will deliver substantial savings and benefits for local communities in NSW.