Latest News

  • Corporate Planning Award winners

    Congratulations to Boroondara City Council and Cardinia Shire Council who were the joint winners of our 2018 Corporate and Community Planning Award.

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  • Thanking our Members

    LGPro Individual Members are invited to our free 2018 Member Event on Thursday 29 November. This is our chance to say thank you for your support during the year. Registration is required.

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  • New Special Interest Group

    We want to hear from people working in the sector who want to be part of a new OHS SIG. Let us know at if by Friday 9 November if you are interested.

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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




    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 one of the next two sessions. Wangaratta on 20 November or Metro on 5 December.

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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