Latest News

  • LGPro welcomes new CEO

    LGPro President, Justine Linley has announced the appointment of Jo-anne Chapman as the new LGPro CEO. Jo-anne will be the first female to lead the organisation and will take up the position on Monday 23 September.

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  • Webinar Series

    Check out the broad range of subjects being covered in our new Webinar Series. The webinars cover topics of interest to people working in Local Government and are free to LGPro Members. .

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  • 2019 Customer Service Conference

    Register now for this conference being held on 15 and 16 August. It targets people working at all levels in a customer service role in Councils.

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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




    Regional Local Government Inductions

    We are on the road again with another regional Induction to Local Government session on Wednesday, 28 August at Greater Bendigo City Council.

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    Limited spaces available for Series 2

    Starting with a Residential stay on 29 and 30 August, this program is aimed at people in coordinator, supervisor and team leader roles.

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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