Acts & Regulations
A description of the acts, the extent of their relationship to the action of Local government and links to online versions of the legislation.
Department of Planning and Community Development
Local Government Act
Local Government in Victoria is administered under the Local Government Act 1989, which provides a framework for the establishment and operation of councils.
Local government is recognised in Part 2A of the Constitution Act 1975
City of Melbourne Act
Certain differences between the City of Melbourne and other local governments across the State are recognised, and additional provisions relating specifically to the Melbourne City Council are specified in the City of Melbourne Act 2001.