More than just your leading professional support association

We are a community that helps our members grow and learn. At Local Government Professionals Australia, NSW we understand our members, because we listen, and together, in collaboration we shape the future of local government.

We provide a professional pathway for our members to reach their career goals and grow as leaders in local government.

We look forward to welcoming you into our vibrant member community where you will receive access to a huge range of member benefits.


There has never been a better time to join your peers and become a member of LG Professionals, NSW. Not only will you develop professionally, but together we will take positive steps towards creating a bigger and better local government for NSW.

As part of your membership you will receive:
Professional Recognition: Stand out from the crowd and profile yourself in the sector. A membership with LG Professionals, NSW brings you into a community who are dedicated to growing individually and as an industry. Each year the NSW Local Government Excellence Awards are held to recognise outstanding contributions in the sector and highlight the milestones achieved by long serving members.

Event Registration Discounts: Members receive significant discounts when registering for our events, conferences, forums, programmes and training courses. Typically discounts from two or three of our events will cover the annual membership fee! So if you are proactive and wanting to get involved, your membership with us will pay for itself.

Member Handbooks: You will have free access to a wide range of member handbooks that will provide some assistance and insight into workplace change, and other modules and topics to support managing staff through change. These include; change and you, guiding staff through change, redundancy and leaving work, job readiness and interview skills.

Support for Your Sector: Our strong membership base places LG Professionals, NSW in a strong position to advocate on behalf of professionals working in the sector, represent its best interests and connect local government delegates across the state of New South Wales. Our board of directors represents a diverse cross-section of leaders who provide key insight for us to continue to evolve and develop solutions to your challenges.

Key Messages Direct from Industry Leaders: LG Professionals, NSW Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer will continue to offer a two way line of communication to ensure you receive important and timely information. You will also receive a copy of the association’s quarterly electronic magazine ‘LG Professionals’.

Career Advice: Seek career advice and support from our highly experienced partners at PHR Consulting. The LG Professionals, NSW Peer to Peer Support Programme also offers another avenue to interact with industry leaders who have ‘been there, done that’ and willing to provide their time to assist you through any time of change.

Opportunities to Grow Professionally: You have the chance to become an executive committee member with our member networks where you will contribute to providing the most relevant and informative content for our training programmes with your peers. You can also present at a roadshow, conference or event and submit material for our electronic magazine ‘LG Professionals’ to showcase and profile yourself in front of thousands.

Plus many more benefits:

Specials and Discounts from MemberPlus

Scholarship Opportunities

International Study Tours

Member News delivered monthly to your inbox

Special Offers from Corporate Partners

Access to Presentation Materials

Free Registration for Webinar Wednesday