The Victorian Government is providing training for members of the Monash community who wish to nominate as a candidate in the council elections.
The training will help you understand the role and responsibilities of being a Councillor. All candidates must undertake the training in order to be eligible to nominate.
This is a new requirement, introduced in the Local Government Act 2020.
It had been intended that all Victorian councils would hold face-to-face training, however, in the interests of community and council staff safety during COVID-19 and in line with Stage 4 restrictions, the Minister for Local Government has made the decision that training will only be available online.
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