About Gail Cumming

Currently working as Diversity and Communities Policy Officer for VLGA - the Victorian Local Governance Association

MEDIA RELEASE – Women Mayors take stand on Family Violence

As the 2017 mayoralty year draws to an end we can all look back with pride as 2017 holds the highest number of women Mayors ever elected in Victoria’s history.
We […]

50:50 by 2025 – watch this

The VLGA’s GoWomenLG2016 Project launched its short film 50:50 by 2025 on 27 July 2017. A range of women candidates reflect on their […]


WomensCharter21 will see The Victorian Local Governance Association (VLGA) working with 34 Local Governments around Victoria to help Councillors activate their commitment to […]

Your community, country and council #2


IF YOU ARE an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander woman living in Victoria and interested in […]

GoWomenLG Campaign Tips

Check out our VLGA Facebook group – More women for Local Government. GoWomenLG tips for 2020 elections are loaded every week. Get […]

What did we achieve for gender equity in 2016?

GoWomenLG2016 Project co-funders and supporters, along with our key partners – the women of Victoria –  have made important progress towards gender […]

Women in local governments – fact sheet

Fascinating facts about elected women in Victorian local government

These are results immediately following 78 council elections in October 2016. Mayors are updated annually. Councillors numbers alter occasionally between elections but […]

GoWomenLG Candidates tell us – highlights of 2016

What was your highlight of the 2016 local government elections? Speech bubbles – 15 December Celebrate and Act Locally for Gender Equity!

Celebrate and Act Locally for Gender Equity 15-Dec-2016

Wowee, 15 December 2016 – what a […]

2020 starts now – GoWomenLG


2020 starts now! We have the evidence.  GoWomenLG2016 What we achieved,  What builds our numbers and diversity?

79 Victorian local government elections in […]