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.
11 September 2014
The new Victorian State-Local Government Agreement has been signed by Premier Denis Napthine, Local Government Minister Tim Bull and Cr Bill McArthur President of the Municipal Association of Victoria representing the sector.
9 September 2014
Sunbury and Bulla will become a new municipality to be known as Sunbury City Council from 1 July 2015.