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About us

We are the legislated peak body for local government in Victoria. Formed in 1879, we have a long and proud tradition of supporting councils and councillors.

Our role is to:

  • advocate local government interests
  • build the capacity of Victorian councils
  • facilitate effective networks
  • initiate policy development and advice
  • support councillors
  • promote the role of local government.

Our services include:

  • specialist advice and information
  • councillor development opportunities
  • insurance protection including risk, legal and claims advice
  • CEO performance appraisal and recruitment advice
  • governance support
  • group procurement.

How the MAV operates

Contact us

For any enquiries please contact us:

Address: Level 12, 60 Collins St, Melbourne 3000
Phone: 03 9667 5555
Fax: 03 9667 5550
ABN: 24326561315​

For more contact information, refer to our Contact us page.


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