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Professional development

The MAV offers a series of professional development training for councillors and councils. Our training workshops and professional development pathways provide councillors with an enhanced understanding of their obligations, roles and responsibilities through skill development and professional development pathways. The professional development training programs have been designed specifically for the local government sector.

The MAV councillor development program, through collaborative partnerships with corporate training companies, offer councillors and councils relevant, contemporary professional development options, from introductory skill development workshops and sessions, to accredited further higher-education pathways, to leadership scholarships with the McArthur Fellowship and Cranlana Colloquium and professional development options with the Australian Institute of Company Directors programs; the Company Directors Course and Governance Essentials.

We offer professional development courses and workshops in four key areas:

For more information, contact:

Julie Saylor-Briggs
Councillor Development Coordinator
03 9667 5549​