The VLGA is a unique peak body for councillors, community leaders and local governments working to build and strengthen their capacity to work together for progressive social change
02/04/2014 Media release: Local democracy needs robust and respectful debate
The Victorian Local Governance Association (VLGA) supports efforts by the State Government to improve councillor governance and conduct but seeks reassurance that any change in Mayoral powers will not be at the expense of healthy debate in the council chamber.
19/03/2014 Vale John Cohen OAM JP
The VLGA is saddened by the news that John Cohen OAM JP passed away on 18 March 2014, after a struggle with illness.
18/03/2014 Media release: The other side of the rate coin - paying for council services
The VLGA responds to the Herald Sun's announcement that councils have ‘stung Victorians’ through unfair rate rises.
25/07/2014 Working together with Timor-Leste: the next 10 years
A Conference and Expo open to all those interested in Timor-Leste's future development
12/06/2014 Governance by design: Local democracy in action
This is the first event in the VLGA's 2014 'Governance by design' series, with guest panellists Prof. Lyn Carson and The Hon Ken Coghill.
15/05/2014 Women Mayors' Event 2014
We invite all women mayors to a leadership reflection and strategic discussion with special guest the Hon. Heidi Victoria MP, Minister for Women's Affairs.