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
10/03/2015 Greater Dandenong becoming a battle ground for welfare agencies, council, fighting gambling addiction
The council has tried to address the gambling crisis, securing a grant from the VLGA to promote alternative social activities among at-risk residents.
10/03/2015 Council jobs, services at risk as revenue dries up
The region's councils could cut jobs, services and infrastructure development as higher levels of government restrict their revenue sources, a municipal body has warned.
06/03/2015 Local Government: Results of the 2013–14 Audits
This report covers the results of VAGO's financial audits of 103 entities, comprising
79 local councils, 11 regional library corporations and 13 associated entities.
19/03/2015 Leadership: where to next for councils and communities?
Join us for a Governance by Design forum focusing on the importance of leadership at a local level.
20/03/2015 Community Engagement Masterclass FULLY BOOKED!
This workshop will explore examples of current community engagement good practice from a local government perspective.
24/03/2015 Participatory Budgeting Regional
The VLGA is pleased to be presenting two Participatory budgeting: making it work for you workshops at this years Rural Summit.