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Release 3 of our Procurement Capability Grant Program is open until Wednesday 12th of June 2024.  With $150,000 available to distribute, having only been open for 2 weeks we are already receiving submissions. LGP is encouraging all councils to consider how we can provide funding of up to $25,000 to invest and enhance their procurement …

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LGP is pleased to announce that on Thursday the 15th of May we open Release 3 of LGP’s Procurement Capability Grant Program for NSW local government.  LGP has committed up to $150,000 to be distributed to projects valued from $3,000, up to a maximum of $25,000. Our Grant Program has been designed to remove the …

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We are coming to the final quarter of the 2024 financial year which has LGP drawing close to the end of the first year of our 2023-2026 strategic plan.  Let me outline some of what we will be delivering from our five strategic pillars which you will see impacting our work together in the future. …

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Last month we delivered our ESG webinar.  Our newest member in the LGP Consulting Team, Dr Hadi Rezaei Vandchali shared with our large audience examples and benefits of ESG – Environment, Social and Governance as it relates to procurement.  The webinar was a strategy to start bringing a greater sense of awareness towards ESG across …

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From the CEO’s Desk

Thank you to all those who have supported LGP over the last 12 months. Our team has had a terrific year growing across a range of areas and introducing a series of new initiatives. The LGP Board has provided sound advice and strong encouragement to drive and grow our business.  We have again benefitted from …

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From the CEO’s Desk

A couple of weeks ago we held our biggest ever LGP Annual Conference, at Doltone House, Darling Island, Pyrmont.  Welcoming close to 280 delegates and exhibitors to explore how to better Connect, Leverage and Achieve. Our opening keynote speaker Dr Helena Popovic shared her insights on powering our brain and our body for maximum performance, …

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LGP Annual Report FY23

We are excited to share our latest milestone with you – the release of LGP’s Annual Report! The report shares what we have delivered, demonstrates our performance, and quantifies our value to stakeholders and the NSW local government sector.  Our FY23 highlights include: $902 million contract spend Saved the sector $76 million and over 310,050 …

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New Tools in VendorPanel

The LGP Conference is postponed but we have a Zooth You don’t have to wait until October to learn about the new tools VendorPanel has on offer. Make a coffee and meet us in our Zooth (that’s our Zoom booth!) any time in February. Let’s set up a time to chat!

New Team – Customer Reference Group (CRG)

The Customer Reference Group (CRG) was established in 2019 to create a diverse group of council representatives. The purpose of the CRG is to gain valuable insights and feedback into councils’ changing needs and expectations. It provides representatives with intimate access to LGP management and the opportunity to influence various strategic initiatives. Following the Expression …

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Modern Slavery Risk Assessment – LGP Panels

Local Government Procurement (LGP) has recently completed its second annual modern slavery risk assessment across all its panel contracts. As a result, updated modern slavery risk ratings have been assigned to LGP Approved Contractors and are displayed as Supplier Intelligence (SI) badges in VendorPanel. These SI badges assist councils (when purchasing under LGP Contracts) to …

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From the CEO’s Desk

I’m pleased to announce that Phill Scott has been voted on to the World Commerce and Contracting Association (WorldCC) Council. Whilst Phill will continue in his role as Chief Procurement Officer here at LGP, this is a wonderful opportunity for local government to be represented and to influence the development of procurement and commerce at …

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The global and Australian energy market continues to present challenges for businesses who are trying to protect themselves from dramatic cost increases and bring some long-term reliability and protection from market volatility. In the last month we have had almost a dozen councils contact LGP to see if they could join our latest 100% Renewable …

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LGP is stepping it up! This is our 5th year where LGP is supporting September, raising funds and awareness for the Cerebral Palsy Alliance. We have almost half our business participating in teams, driving some friendly competition to see who can get moving and take the most steps (target is 10,000 per day), and which …

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From the CEO’s Desk

This month we celebrate the long-awaited return of the LGP Annual Conference, back in face-to-face mode at Doltone House, Pyrmont Island, Darling Harbour on Tuesday 18th and Wednesday 19th October. The theme is “2030 – How will you Measure Up”. We are taking our audience into forward thinking, stepping back from day-to-day tasks, helping them …

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