Vision, Values, Aims & Objectives

LGPro has a commitment to fostering and maintaining a clear vision led by strong values. We are the member association and leading voice for people working in Local Government in Victoria providing leadership, professional development and representation in the pursuit of excellence.

Our aims & objectives


  • Advocate on behalf of Local Government professionals in Victoria on all professional matters
  • Be the single, widely recognised and respected membership association and voice for Local Government professionals in Victoria in respect of inter-governmental relations and decision making and to provide a unified collective voice in influencing Local Government policy direction
  • Advance fellowship and communication among Local Government professionals and strengthen member’s professional status and integrity
  • Anticipate and meet the professional needs and aspirations of our members and the future requirements of the Local Government industry generally
  • Develop partnership mechanisms which recognise both the separate and combined values, needs and opportunities for policy and program development in strengthened relationships between Local Government professionals, Councillors, Councils and related industries and organisations
  • Continue to build the capacity and capability of the sector

We value integrity


We commit to professional, ethical and transparent dealings in all that we do by:

  • Representing our members’ interests and being accountable
  • Avoiding conflicts of interest
  • Striving to earn and sustain a high level of trust
  • Making informed decisions on evidence-based, objective information

We value diversity


We respect, value and celebrate the differences of our membership and commit to:

  • Treating all members with equality, dignity and respect
  • Avoiding conflicts of interest
  • Working together to achieve the best outcomes for LGPro, our membership and the sector

We value responsiveness


We support our members and aim to:

  • Engage and communicate with our members to address their needs
  • Ensure our relevance by adapting to changing needs and priorities
  • Demonstrate innovation and creativity in the timely delivery of professional development and representation