Events and training

Councillor development

The MAV offers a series of professional development training for councillors and officers. Our training workshops and professional development pathways provide councillors with an enhanced understanding of their obligations, roles and responsibilities through skill enhancement and professional development pathways. Our 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 officers 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 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:

2020 Councillor Induction

The MAV looks forward to welcoming newly elected and returning councillors. This year, the Councillor Induction will be held online, over two consecutive sessions.

You can register your attendance at Cvent.

Date: Friday 27 November
Time: 10:00am – 12:30pm

Date: Thursday 3 December
Time: 9:30am – 12:30pm

View the Councillor Induction Agenda

Further information

Engage with us

For more information, contact:

Jeannie Gill
Manager, Learning and Events
(03) 9667 5557

Denise Stolfa
Learning and Events Officer
(03) 9667 5531