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
17/04/2014 Media release: Rates argument misses the point
While the Victorian Local Governance Association (VLGA) welcomes the introduction of a new Performance Reporting Framework, it questions Minister Bull's suggestion that the Framework will lead to a possible reduction in rates.
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.
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.
28/05/2014 Pokies assessments: a 'how to' short course
Part of the VLGA's advocacy on gambling reform, this workshop will consider gambling and local government holistically, including processes, context, social and economic impacts and practical local government case studies.