Independent Review Panel
NSW Coat of Arms

Strengthening Local Communities

working towards a better local government
About the Review
The Review Panel was appointed by Local Government Minister, the Hon Don Page MP, in March 2012, and completed the review in October 2013
Final Report – Revitalising Local Government
Final Report – Revitalising Local Government
The Panel has completed its review and handed its Revitalising Local Government final report to the Minister for Local Government Don Page.
Panel's consultation outcomes
Panel’s consultation outcomes
The Panel conducted an open and transparent consultation process to inform its final report to the NSW Government. See more…

What Your Submissions Told Us
Click here to view publicly available submissions for Stages 1, 2 & 3.

Explore the Research
The Independent Review was an evidence-based inquiry and the Panel drew on a wide range of research to inform its thinking.

Thank you!
The Panel gratefully acknowledges everyone who helped and engaged so actively with the review.

Inquiries regarding the Local Government Review, contact the Division of Local Government at