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  • Aged awards winners

    Congratulations to Latrobe and Maroondah Councils for winning the 2018 LGPro Aged & Disability Services awards announced on Wednesday 5 September.

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  • Planning for the future

    The program is out for our 2018 Corporate Planners Network Conference being held on Friday 26 October. It is a must for anyone interested in long term future planning.

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  • Celebrating excellence

    We recognise and reward the outstanding work being done by individuals and teams in Local Government through our Awards for Excellence. Nominate for the 2019 awards 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

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    Leadership program for 2019

    Nominate now for XLP designed to equip and support senior executives in the sector, particularly CEOs and Directors, to expand and develop their skills.

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    Nominations open for 2019

    ELP offers a year of unique leadership focused experiences and activities designed to develop and inspire emerging leaders in Local Government.

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    Learn what makes the sector tick

    Register now for the next metro session to held on Wednesday 17 October.

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Membership

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