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Candidate information sessions

Council will be hosting an MAV Community and Candidate Information Session on Monday, 7 September at 5:30pm to 7:30pm and Thursday 10 September 7pm-9pm.

In light of the current stay at home directions issued by the Victorian Chief Health Officer, the MAV session will be delivered as a virtual meetings.


The MAV session is optional for candidates and not part of the prescribed mandatory training. The session will cover:

  • an introduction to local government
  • an overview of council
  • what is expected of a councillor
  • how do I become a councillor
  • questions and discussion

Please note that the formal nomination period for the election starts on 17 September 2020. The Local Government Act 2020 provides a person cannot nominate as a candidate for election unless they have completed the mandatory training.

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