Information about Victoria’s 79 local councils and how we work with them.
Find your local council
To find contact details, demographic and general information about your local council visit these pages.
Find your local library
Public libraries across the state offer Victorians a wide range of services.
Find out about the role of Local Government Victoria in working co-operatively with Victoria's 79 local councils to ensure that Victorians enjoy responsive and accountable council services.
Local Government is involved in many projects and programs which you can see within these pages
A description of the acts, the extent of their relationship to the action of Local government and links to online versions of the legislation.
The Local Government Investigations and Compliance Inspectorate is an independent administrative office established to assess compliance with the Local Government Act, the guiding legislation for Victoria’s councils.
The Victoria Grants Commission allocates revenue provided by the Commonwealth Government to municipal councils in Victoria.
News and Events
23 October 2014Councils are invited to apply for funding to assist in the procurement of shared services.
30 October 2014
The new Sunbury City Council has been approved.
29 October 2014
Senior Timor Leste government officials visited Victoria recently (October 2014) to strengthen local government partnership agreements for economic development and community engagement, as the nation moves to implement a decentralised system of governance to support its national government.