There are a series of both compulsory and voluntary training and information sessions in coming weeks for potential candidates in the 2020 General Council Elections.
The sessions are designed to provide potential candidates with all the information they need ahead of the election, including the role of local government, the election process, and expectations and obligations.
All sessions will be held online.
Local Government Victoria (LGV) Mandatory Local Government Candidate Training
Dates: available August (mandatory)
Under the Local Government Act 2020, this training is mandatory for all candidates, including current Councillors intending to stand again.
This training is available in August, at no cost to participants, and can be accessed via the Local Government Victoria website at www.localgovernment.vic.gov.au/council-governance/candidate-training