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
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.
05/07/2014 Council rate rises lowest in a decade
An article in The Age (4 July) discusses Victorian households will be hit with the lowest average rate rise in at least a decade this year, but council bills are still rising faster than inflation.
28/11/2014 Child Friendly Cities network meetings
Upcoming events for the Child Friendly Cities and Communities working group
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
17/07/2014 Governance by design #2 - The 3 Rs: Rates, Revenue and Residents
At the second Governance by Design event an esteemed panel will discuss the issue of ‘rates and expenditure – who decides?’