Introduction to Local Government

About the course

The Introduction to Local Government course provides an overview to Local Government and the important role it plays.

It is designed for people who are new to Local Government or those who want to improve their knowledge of Council governance.

The program is currently mostly held online in a single 2.5 hour session, with a slow return to face to face delivery for a whole day workshop.

It is delivered by former Council Chief Executive Officers who understand the sector and the complexities faced by people working in it.

You can also get in contact with us at to talk about a tailored session for your Council.

We are committed to keeping all workshop participants safe and we thank you for your support and understanding in these changing times.
We are taking safety at our workshops seriously and have implemented COVIDSafe measures to promote the health and wellbeing of attendees and staff, including:

  • Workshop attendees and all external visitors are required to register using the Victorian Government QR Code, with an accessibility option available.
  • Room capacity limits to respect physical distancing requirements
  • Hand sanitizer stations to help stop the spread
  • Face masks are available at reception
  • Increased anti-bacterial cleaning procedures are in place to help stop the spread
  • COVIDSafe signage to remind attendees and staff how to keep each other safe, while respecting current Government requirements.

All participants are required to respect and follow COVIDSafe procedures, including staying at home if feeling unwell. If you are feeling unwell with COVID symptoms, please email to discuss workshop transfer. Refunds are not available.

Registrations are OPEN for 2021

Course Details

    2.5 hours
    Time: 9.30am - 12pm
    Price: $200 (inc. GST)*



Duration: Full day with catering
Time: 9:30am to 3pm
Price: $250 (inc. GST) for non-members / $175 (inc. GST) for LGPro members

*Prices valid until June 30, 2021

More information

For further information email or phone (03) 9268 6408

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