Plan / Advise / Engage / Govern
We specialise in the local government and not for profit sectors with a focus on regional locations.
How we can help you
Do you need to effectively plan for the future of your organisation and community?
Our services include strategy and policy solutions, business plans, master plans and traditional town planning services such as statutory and strategic planning. We can also assist you to identify and secure grant funding opportunities and recommend appropriate procurement processes in the planning of your project.
Do you have trouble keeping up to date with legislative changes or policy trends in the local government industry?
Our services cover a broad range of local council functions and operations, and we have growing knowledge of regional specific issues. We can provide holistic and practical strategy and policy solutions as well as legal and mediation advice. We can combine our legal knowledge with our planning and political expertise.
Do you want to engage and work collaboratively with your community or members of your own organisation to build success?
Our services include the creation of effective community engagement strategies, engaging with key stakeholders when planning or implementing projects, carrying out workshops during project implementation and consulting with the community in a range of formats.
Do you want to embed strong governance practices into your decision making and organisational culture?
Our services include conflict resolution services such as mediation and Code of Conduct complaints. We can train your staff in legal and governance issues and legislative changes. We can review your procurement practices and documentation to ensure probity and legal principles are observed.
Why we do it
We are passionate about our communities and improving the outcomes in regional NSW.
excellence in service delivery
We aim to set a new benchmark for personal, proactive and independent advice within the local government and not for profit sectors.
commitment to our clients
We provide services that are responsive to the timing, financial and operational needs of our clients. We understand the broader issues in the local government industry and the challenges that are faced.
genuine value for money
We deliver genuine value for money to regional local government and not for profit organisations through targeted and complementary services.
Grant funding for regional NSW
Successful projects completed
We deliver practical and outcome based solutions which make a difference to our communities.
So far, we have successfully delivered over 250 projects for our local government and not for profit clients in regional NSW.
You can read more about our work, projects and success stories below.
What our clients say
We have a proven track record working with local councils and not for profit organisations who need help navigating the complexities of the government system. This is what some of our happy clients have to say about us.
“The comprehensive process used by Locale highlighted to Council the extent of effort that is needed to be successful in obtaining substantial grant funding. This is clearly the level of detail that the State and Federal Governments are after, and we are very appreciative of Locale’s efforts in pulling together our successful application for the Woodburn Riverside project.”Andrew Leach | Manager Asset Planning
“Locale’s staff are hands-on and work closely with us to understand our issues and find workable solutions. “Kevin Sullivan|Group Manager
“I found the experience simple and professional, as Locale Consulting willingly focused on local issues and the outcome we were seeking. I would recommend Locale Consulting to people who need a boutique planning and legal firm who dedicate themselves to local government.”Gordon Clark | Strategic Planning Manager
“We have found Steve, Emma and the Locale Consulting team to be capable, efficient and effective in achieving results and we look forward to continuing our relationship with them into the future. “Daniel Gatt|Former General Manager
“Locale Consulting were personable and reactive to our needs, always providing updates on progress and delivering on time and to a high quality. We have no hesitation in recommending them to others.”Deborah Ely|Chief Executive Officer
“Locale Consulting recently assisted our not-for-profit organisation with a legal issue. We were so happy with the way that their team were responsive to our needs and were focused on practical outcomes and solutions that were perfectly tailored to resolving the matter in the most efficient and effective manner. We would strongly recommend their services to other businesses.”Ken Crouch | General Manager