Board Elections 2024

The Victorian Local Governance Association (VLGA) supports councils and elected representatives to deliver positive outcomes for their local communities through high performance leadership and effective governance.

This is your chance to work with a well-established Association, with a clear focus on delivering member value and an ambitious strategic plan on the horizon. 

Nominating as a Candidate

In accordance with clause 31 of the VLGA’s Constitution, the two elected Board members will hold office for three years subject to the provisions of this clause.

The term of the two Councillors elected in 2021 will expire on 30 June 2024 and therefore will be deemed vacant for the purposes of this election. Councillors from all VLGA member Councils* are eligible to nominate for election to the VLGA Board.

Please also read through the following documents:

Election timeline for your reference

  • Friday 10 May 2024 - nominations open
  • Friday 31 May 2024 (5:00pm) - nominations close
  • Tuesday 4 June (12:00noon) until Tuesday 18 June (3:00pm) 2024 – Electronic Voting Ballot – A secret ballot will be conducted online
  • Tuesday 18 June 2024 – The Returning Officer declares candidates elected
  • Monday 1 July 2024 – The elected board members' appointment commences.

*Please note, a Council must be a VLGA member by midday on the 24 May 2024 in order for a Councillor at the Council to be eligible to nominate.

To nominate, please complete and return this form via email to This form must be received no later than 5:00pm (AEST) on Friday, 31 May 2024.

For further information, please contact the VLGA on 9349 7999 or