Local Government Focus, or LG Focus is a highly regarded , independent newspaper and website reporting on the key issues that impact this vital sphere of government.

LG Focus is produced monthly and distributed to the key decision makers in local government, elected members and senior staff across the 537 councils in Australia.

Every council in Australia receives on average eighteen copies of LG Focus free of charge each month.

Each edition is also produced as a digital edition and available on the lgfocus.com.au website in the Digital Edition section

Areas of interest we cover include:

  • Local government news
  • Events
  • Intergovernmental relations
  • Best practice examples of councils large and small

Local government across Australia is a rapidly growing sector. With ever increasing community expectation, annualy councils spend over $38 billion on a vast range of products and services.

Local Government Focus was produced by J Morgan Publishers as a newspaper for more than 25 years and in 2021 became a publication of Star News Group Pty Ltd. Star has been serving communities since 1909. Learn more about Star at starnewsgroup.com.au