Upcoming training

Key components of the pre-candidate training program supported by the Victorian Government:

  • 2019: Local Government 101 – a comprehensive overview of the business of local government, the roles of councils and councillors and the electoral system. 
  • 2020: Candidate development – interactive workshops on key considerations for candidates, including policy platforms, connecting with community and key skills and campaigning techniques.
  • 2019 & 2020: Networking sessions as part of the Victorian Local Government Women’s Charter – networking sessions for local women to link them Women’s Charter Champions (councillors) from across the region.

We will be undertaking at least one session from each category in every region (as per RDV's Regional Partnerships) as part of our funded project. For additional workshops and training, including training tailored to the needs of your community, please contact us.

Upcoming dates

19 June 2019 Metropolitan Melbourne Local Government 101
20 June 2019 Eastern Melbourne The business of local government (for VoW Yarra Ranges)
21 June 2019 Metropolitan Melbourne Charter Champions Working Lunch
18 July 2019 TBC Local Government 101
25 July 2019 TBC Local Government 101
14 August 2019 Wimmera Southern Mallee (hosted by Horsham Rural City Council) Local Government 101
29 August 2019 Barwon (hosted by City of Greater Geelong) Local Government 101 (for WILD)
24 September 2019 TBC Local Government 101
25 September 2019 Loddon Campaspe (hosted by Mount Alexander Shire Council) Local Government 101
17 October 2019 Mallee (hosted by Buloke Shire Council) Local Government 101
25 October 2019 TBC Local Government 101
7 November 2019 TBC Local Government 101
21 November 2019 Eastern Melbourne Planning your 2020 campaign (for VoW Yarra Ranges)