Flood risk and winter weather

20 February 2015
Councils work around-the-clock with emergency services, government agencies and the voluntary and community sector to cope with extreme weather.


Streets ahead

23 February 2015
The LGA's 100 Days campaign includes a call for the next government to devolve more freedom to councils to help them plug the housing crisis.

Our campaigns

In May 2015 the country will have a new government which will determine the future of our nation. Here we set out our campaign priorities for what the new government must do to secure a bright future for the nation.

Investing in our nation's future

Sector-led Improvement

Our mission

The LGA is the national voice of local government. We work with councils to support, promote and improve local government.

Our key priorities are:

  • Funding for local government
  • Economic growth, jobs and housing
  • Public service reform
  • About the LGA – for more details on our organisation.