External resources for Local Government and Council elections
The following organisations can give you a solid background on Local Government issues and Council elections:
Municipal Association of Victoria - www.mav.asn.au
The Municipal Association of Victoria (MAV) is the peak representative and advocacy body for Victoria’s Councils.
Victorian Local Governance Association - www.vlga.org.au
The Victorian Local Governance Association (VLGA) is a peak body for Councillors, community leaders and Local Governments.
Australian Local Government Women’s Association - www.algwa.com.au
The ALGWA is the peak body representing the interests of women in Local Government across Australia.
Local Government Victoria - www.dpcd.vic.gov.au/localgovernment
Includes information on the current Council election and results from past elections.