Latest News

  • Aged & Disability Seminar

    We are pleased to launch the program for the 2018 Seminar, which will be held on Wednesday 5 September at Arts Centre Melbourne. 

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  • Corporate Planner's Award

    Nominations are open to Councils who have demonstrated excellence in the fields of corporate and community 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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    Mentoring series 2 to start in August

    A second series of our popular Mentoring Program starts on Wednesday 15 August.

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    Ignite for Outdoor Workers in Loddon

    Places are still available for the Loddon series starting on 4 September.

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    Learn what makes the sector tick

    Register now for the next metro session to held on Tuesday 21 August.

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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