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
25/08/2014 Actions for the incoming Victorian Government
This document – Building Local Governance – sets out six actions which the incoming State Government should adopt as high priorities.
24/07/2014 Turning up the volume on local governance
This update provides in-depth analysis and commentary on 'hot topics' such as rate capping and community budgeting.
07/07/2014 Citizens' jury of Melburnians will guide $6 billion spend
In this article in The Age, VLGA CEO Dr Andrew Hollows comments on the growing appetite for innovative community consultation as councils face tough financial choices in the future.
28/11/2014 Child Friendly Cities network meetings
Upcoming events for the Child Friendly Cities and Communities working group
30/09/2014 Making community governance work for you and your communities - WORKSHOP
Join us for this unique opportunity to hear from New Zealand and international leaders and consider how a community governance approach can help you achieve your objectives.
25/09/2014 Governance by Design #3 Planning Melbourne, Governing Locally
This event will explore how we plan for Melbourne while governing locally in the context of a raft of planning reforms.