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
04/12/2013 Media release: The state of local representation in Australia
The VLGA and the Australian Centre of Excellence for Local Government (ACELG) have released a report on local representation in Australia.
02/12/2013 Good governance grab: Setting council budgets and rating strategy
What questions do councillors need to be able to answer?
22/11/2013 A stronger future for local democracy - President’s comment
VLGA President Cr Samantha Dunn wrote an article for Australia's National Local Government Newspaper, LG Focus - titled "A stronger future for local democracy"
14/03/2014 Working together for Timor-Leste: the next 10 years
A Conference and Expo open to all those interested in Timor-Leste's future development
16/01/2014 2014 Essential Mayors' Weekend 16-18 January
The VLGA holds its Essential Mayors’ Weekend each year in January. The event features a number of expert-led practical workshops and networking opportunities pertinent to both new and experienced Mayors.
06/12/2013 Human Rights Breakfast with Dr June Kane AM
In the lead up to International Human Rights Day, the VLGA warmly invites our members to attend a breakfast with internationally respected human rights expert, Dr June Kane AM.