50 per cent women councillors and Mayors by 2025.
The VLGA actively works to increase women’s participation in local governments as citizens, candidates and councillors. The VLGA plays an integral role in training and equipping women considering becoming a candidate in local government elections.
The VLGA also represents the local government sector on the Victorian Local Government Gender Equality Advisory Committee.
For analysis of the Gender Equality Act (2020) and the new responsibilities of the local government sector under the Act, click here.