President’s Update – 27 February 2023

Win! ACLG set to run after NGA Conference

In a historic win for local government, the Federal Government has announced the return of the Australian Council of Local Government (ACLG), which will meet in Canberra for the first time in more than a decade on 16 June.

The ACLG will provide a valuable opportunity for mayors, shire presidents and councillors to hear directly from the Prime Minister and engage with Federal Ministers.

Importantly, the ACLG will be held immediately after our NGA from 13-15 June, and we will ensure it’s informed by our discussions earlier in the week.

The re-establishment of the ACLG was an Australian Government commitment, and we’re looking forward to working with them to deliver this event.

Early bird registrations for the 2023 NGA are now open online, and more information about registering for the ACLG will be provided to your council in the coming weeks.

I look forward to seeing you in Canberra for our 2023 NGA and the return of the ACLG this June.

REMINDER: National Awards for Local Government

A friendly reminder about nominating for the 2023 National Awards for Local Government which close on 13 March.

This is an important chance to showcase and be recognised nationally for all the amazing things you’re doing in your local communities.