News & Events
Minister for Local Government Jeanette Powell has appointed an Inspector of Municipal Administration to oversee the activities and performance of the Wangaratta Rural City Council.
Minister for Local Government Jeanette Powell got into the action of the 2013 Premiers’ Reading Challenge at Shepparton Library with students from the local campus of Sirius College.
Sunbury residents will get their say on whether to remain part of the City of Hume in the knowledge their community receives a high level of council services compared to other areas within the municipality.
The Victorian Government wants your feedback to help restore fairness to local government rates by introducing guidelines on the use of Councils’ differential rating powers.
The draft Ministerial Guidelines for differential rates have been released for public comment. The Guidelines will provide practical guidance to assist councils in setting differential rates.
Campaign donation information for 165 candidates in the 2012 local government elections was not received by the deadline on 20 December 2012.
Residents of Lake Bolac can, for the first time, access a local library, thanks to funding from the Living Libraries Infrastructure Fund.
Ararat Rural City Council's Monitor, Mr Paul Evans, provides quartely reports to the Minister for Local Government.
A new report that makes recommendations for the future of Victoria’s public libraries was launched on Monday 3 December 2012.
On 1 August 2012 the Minister for Local Government, the Hon Jeanette Powell MP hosted Mayors and CEOs from across Victoria for the seventh annual Local Government Ministerial and Mayors Forum, Leading Now for Our Future, in Melbourne.