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
20/02/2014 Media Release: Have your say to improve local government service
Minister for Local Government Jeanette Powell invites Victorians to have their say on proposed regulations to strengthen accountability and transparency in local government.
19/02/2014 Tough new powers for Victorian Mayors
In this article in Local Government Focus, VLGA President Cr Sebastian Klein comments on the proposed introduction of new powers for Mayors.
19/02/2014 Asset Management and Maintenance by Councils
The Victorian Auditor General's Office has released a report into council asset management and maintenance.
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
24/03/2014 Exploring the community impacts of poker machines
How do poker machines affect the health and wellbeing of communities?
This is the central question of the research project coordinated by the VLGA and supported by 29 councils as part of the Supporting Local Governments on Gaming Project.
12/03/2014 Community Engagement in Local Government
This short research symposium and practitioner/research workshop is an opportunity
to join local government community engagement practitioners, councillors and