Flood risk and winter weather

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


Making transparency work for you: case studies

14 January 2015
Many councils make use of open data in meaningful and innovative ways. The LGA has collated some good practice case studies to support councils to realise the potential in sector-led improvement through the use of open data.

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.