Latest News

  • 2019 Annual Conference

    Register now for the biggest event on the Victorian Local Government calendar. Inspirational keynote speakers, workshops, short talks and presentations for people working at all levels in the sector.

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  • New Board Executive

    We are pleased to announce a new all female LGPro Board Executive for 2019 headed up by President, Justine Linley, CEO at Ballarat City Council.

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  • March with pride

    Support and celebrate diversity, equality and representation by marching with us under the LGPro banner at the 2019 Midsumma Festival Pride March on Sunday 3 February. Register your interest now.

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Professional Development

Providing you a broad range of programs to help you in your work and to progress your Local Government career.

Progress your career with LGPro

  • I was lucky to be in the 2017 Mastering Management Program. I met a vibrant and energetic group of Managers from the sector - all experiencing similar challenges, and the highs and lows of working in Local Government. - Shivaun Brown, Manager Development Services, Murrindindi Shire Council
  • I originally joined as a Mentor in the Mentoring Program to give back to the sector but found there was just as much receiving as giving from the progam. - Simon Kinsey, Manager City Works, Whitehorse City Council

Upcoming Events




    2019 Professional Pathway

    We have got all of your professional development needs covered in our 2019 Professional Development pathway which covers all of our programs, conferences, award, special interest groups and other activities.

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    Specialist online learning

    Check out our broad range of online learning courses tailored for Local Government.The courses use Council language and scenarios. Two new courses are being added to our offering in 2019.

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    Secondment opportunities

    Our Sector Secondment program offers job swaps for people wanting to extend their experience and skills and the opportunity for Councils to fill short term vacancies and special project roles.

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We are committed to ensuring that our members are supported by sector specific professional development to help them in their work and to progress their career, to providing opportunities to share best practice and develop strong network, and that member interests are represented by a credible and independent voice.

LGPro opens doors

  • I liked the idea of being part of a Local Government focused body. Already I've attended fantastic professional development and met wonderful people, all of which have assisted my development. - Chris Leivers, Director City Works and Assets, Yarra City Council
  • If all Local Government professionals are improving their skills and knowledge, then ultimately the community benefits. - Siobhan Sullivan, Business Improvement Project Manager, Wyndham City Council