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Why work for us

The Municipal Association of Victoria is the peak representative and lobbying body for Victoria's 79 councils. We were formed in 1879 and the Municipal Association Act 1907 appointed the MAV the official voice of local government in Victoria.

Today, we are a driving and influential force behind a strong and strategically positioned local government sector. Our role is to represent and advocate the interests of local government, lobby for a 'fairer deal' for councils, raise the sector's profile, ensure its long-term security and provide policy advice, strategic advice, capacity building programs and insurance services to local government.

We value diversity and employ young people, mature-age workers, working parents, people with disabilities, and people from Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander and non-English speaking backgrounds.

Our motto is 'pro bono publico' – for the public good. Through our activities, we improve the lives of all Victorians and you can help us in our valuable work.

Our current job vacancies are posted on this page, LinkedIn and a number of job search websites.

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Current Vacancy

Preventing Violence Against Women Support Officer

We are seeking to employ a Preventing Violence Against Women (PVAW) Support Officer to join the PVAW Team and contribute to the effectiveness of our efforts in building the capability and capacity of local government to prevent family violence and all forms of violence against women and promote gender equality in Victoria. The role requires the development and maintenance of communications and online resources.

If you have a passion for gender equality and social policy issues affecting the local government sector, this role will broaden your experience and provide you with an opportunity to make a difference. Policy areas of relevance to this position include:

  • gender equality
  • preventing family violence and all forms of violence against women
  • public health and wellbeing
  • diversity and inclusion
  • community services.

For further information and application guidelines please read the position description.

Applications are due by Monday 25 October 2021, 12.00pm.

For enquiries please contact Kellie Nagle, PVAW Policy Adviser on 03 9667 5585 or