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 stand united in our concern […]

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 campaigning experiences and what they […]


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

Your community, country and council #2


IF YOU ARE an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander woman living in Victoria and interested in finding out more about your local […]

GoWomenLG Campaign Tips

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

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 equity on councils. Next stop […]

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 this data will remain the […]

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 great event to celebrate @gowomenlg […]

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 2020. Encourage a woman you […]

Flash mob – 725 women


Our Flash Mob

A record 725 women candidates are running for local government these elections.

We held a flash mob […]

First Cook Island Islander Councillor in Victoria

Cr Nga Hosking, first Cook Islander elected to a Victorian Council,  being inaugurated to her new role as an elected Councillor with #City of Monash. Posted on Monash Leader Facebook

GoWomenLG – multicultural women


Training sessions complete – but lets know if you have any questions!

GoWomenLG joins with the Victorian  Immigrant and Refugee Women’s Coalition VIRWC

Intensive training program 2-7pm  x 4 sessions  – […]

More GoWomenLG2016 events …for your diary


Updated 29 September  2016 –

Postal voting updated 2 September 2016

Election Offices open – Wed Sept 14

  • Nominations open […]

A Gender Agenda

NOTE:  Recent changes to the Electoral Regulations mean that NO indication of preferences can be lodged for for ballot packs mailed to voters  in postal elections. Ignore references to how to vote cards being […]