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The voice of local government

Welcome. The Local Government Association provides services, support and leadership to SA councils for the benefit of the community.

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The Local Government Association is the peak representative body for councils and voice of local government in SA.


The LGA coordinates the sector’s approach to supporting local business and driving bottom-up, place-based economic prosperity.

Planning andEnvironment

The LGA provides planning and environmental policy support to councils to help build better communities.

Governance andLegislation

The LGA works with councils to ensure that they are fully equipped to meet their legislative obligations.

Transport andInfrastructure

The LGA supports councils to manage and maintain over $20 billion worth of community infrastructure.


The LGA provides project support and resources to help Councils better serve their local residents.

Education andTraining

The LGA provides professional development opportunities for council staff and elected members.

LGA Procurement

LGA Procurement supports councils to deliver best value for their communities.

Research and Publications

The LGA undertakes and supports research that strategically benefits the sector and underpins informed decision making on behalf of communities.

Financial Sustainability

Local government plays a major role in the economic life of the State, managing over $10 billion worth of infrastructure and $8 billion worth of land and buildings

SASD Connect

Connecting South Australian and Shandong Business Opportunities

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