Latest News

  • Future Local Government reform series

    Expressions of Interest are open for this series, designed to support Councils and staff with the future rolling reforms in Local Government over the next 2 years.

    Read more

  • PD calendar 2020/21 released!

    Leadership suite, sector development, specialist workshops and tailored learning, the Professional Development Calendar 2020/2021 has something for everyone.

    Read more

  • Stories of resilience, innovation and transformation

    How our Councils are supporting their communities through new initiatives and innovation during this challenging time. .

    Read more

     

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

  • ELP has encouraged me to be more open to career opportunities that I may not have considered previously. A lot of what I’ve gained is around self-reflection and self-confidence, I’m more willing to try new things and step out of my comfort zone thanks to this program. - Charmaine Calis, Governance & Risk Coordinator, Mildura Rural City Council
  • The XLP was an outstanding experience in every way. The calibre of speakers, the curriculum itself, the facilitation and organisation, debates and networking, the mentoring, it was all absolutely first class. - Dan Hogan, Director, Advocacy Partnerships & Community, Brimbank Council

Upcoming Events

  •  

     

     

    Caretaker Period Workshops

    Council elections will be conducted in Victoria in October 2020. Our Caretaker Period Workshop is designed to assist Councils to understand how they can operate effectively during this time.

    Read more

  •  

     

     

    Virtual workshop in July

    Designed for people who are new to Local Government or those who want to improve their knowledge of Council governance, our Induction to Local Government workshop will be delivered as an interactive online workshop in July.

    Read more

  •  

     

     

    Writing for Influence

    There is a clear link between the planning that goes into a Council report and the ease of implementation of the resulting Council resolution. This online workshop provides the skills necessary to create effective reports.

    Read more

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