Local Government Victoria

Local Government Victoria (LGV) is part of the Department of Transport, Planning and Local Infrastructure.

Our role

LGV works co-operatively with Victoria's 79 local councils to ensure that Victorians enjoy responsive and accountable local government services.

LGV provides policy advice to the Minister for Local Government and oversees the administration of the Local Government Act 1989 and other relevant legislation.

LGV works in partnership with the local government sector to improve business and governance practices that maximise community value and accountability. LGV employs policy, legal, governance and finance professionals.

Find out about current LGV activities and priorities under Strengthening councils.

For information about your council, visit Find your council.

Page last reviewed on 2 December 2014

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