Information about Victoria’s 79 local councils and how we work with them.
Find your local council
Contact details, demographic and general information about your local council.
Local Government Inspectorate
Contact us to make an enquiry or lodge a complaint about a potential breach of the Local Government Act 1989.
Find out about the role of Local Government Victoria in working 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.
Outlines avenues available to resolve a problem with your council.
The Victoria Grants Commission allocates revenue provided by the Commonwealth Government to municipal councils in Victoria.
News and Events
11 August 2015The first comprehensive review of local government in a quarter of a century has commenced. An Advisory Committee has been appointed to advise the Minister for Local Government on the reforms required to the Local Government Act 1989.
27 March 2015
The Minister for Local Government has appointed retired Supreme Court Judge, the Hon Frank Vincent QC AO and experienced local government practitioner, Mr John Watson as transition auditors to make recommendations on the process to separate Sunbury from Hume City Council.
17 April 2015
The Essential Services Commission (ESC) has released a consultation paper on a rate capping and variation framework.