Latest News

  • We have a new look

    Welcome to our new website. Here you will find everything all in the one spot, more streamlined and user friendly.

    We hope you enjoy it.

  • Clare Bowditch at the Forum

    Australia's most successful ARIA Award winning songwriter and Logie nominated actor, Clare will speak at our 2018 Women's PD Forum.

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  • Aged & Disability Services Awards

    Nominations are now open for these awards which are open to people working in Aged & Disability Services in the sector.

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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.
  • 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.

Upcoming Events


    Mid program review

    Mentors and Mentees meet on Wednesday 13 June to review their progress. Series 2 starts on Wednesday 15 August.

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    Ignite Series 1 wraps up

    Participants meet for the last time on Tuesday 19 June. Registrations are open for Series 2 starting on Thursday 9 August.

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    Learn what makes the sector tick

    Register now for the next session of our Induction to Local Government Program being held on Tuesday 26 June.

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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.
  • LGPro provides members with a network from all 79 Councils. Connecting across the sector means that we can learn and grow as professionals. If all Local Government professionals are improving their skills and knowledge, then ultimately the community benefits.