Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional NSW John Barilaro, and Minister for Local Government Gabrielle Upton have announced the NSW Government will introduce new laws to allow councils in regional NSW to voluntarily create new Joint Organisations in 2018.
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. 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.