Vision, values, aims and objectives


We are the member association and leading voice for Local Government professionals in Victoria providing leadership, professional development and representation in the pursuit of excellence.


Integrity - we commit to professional, ethical and transparent dealings in all that we do:

  • Representing our members’ interests and being accountable
  • Avoiding conflicts of interest
  • Striving to earn and sustain a high level of trust
  • Making informed decisions based on evidence-based, objective information

Diversity - we respect, value and celebrate the differences of our membership and commit to:

  • Treating all members with equality, dignity and respect
  • Considering the various needs of a diverse membership
  • Working together to achieve the best outcomes for LGPro, the membership and the sector

Responsiveness - we support our members and aim to:

  • Engage and communicate with our members to address their needs
  • Ensure our relevance by adapting to changing needs and priorities
  • Demonstrate innovation and creativity in the timely delivery of professional development and representation

Aims & objectives

  • Advocate on behalf of Local Government professionals in Victoria on all professional matters
  • Be the single, widely recognised and respected membership association and voice for Local Government professionals in Victoria in respect of inter-governmental relations and decision making and to provide a unified collective voice in influencing Local Government policy direction
  • Advance fellowship and communication among Local Government professionals and strengthen member’s professional status and integrity
  • Recognise excellence amongst those who have made a significant contribution to Local Government
  • Anticipate and meet the professional needs and aspirations of our members and the future requirements of the Local Government industry generally
  • Develop partnership mechanisms which recognise both the separate and combined values, needs and opportunities for policy and program development in strengthened relationships between Local Government professionals, Councillors, Councils and related industries and organisations
  • Continue to build the capacity and capability of the sector