Act for the Future

The Local Government Act Review Directions Paper, Act for the Future - Directions for a new Local Government Act outlines the key reforms proposed to develop the legislative framework for Victorian local government for the future.

Here you will find documents relating to the Directions Paper.

Councils and their communities were invited to have their say on these proposed reforms and contribute their ideas for a contemporary, clear and comprehensive Local Government Act which supports councils as they meet future challenges and better serves a new generation of Victorians.


Submissions were received online, by email and in hard copy form.


Note: all submissions (electronic and hard copy) will be made public and will be available on this website when submitted unless confidentiality is requested, and granted by the Local Government Act Review Advisory Committee, or if the committee determines the material should remain confidential. Submissions that are deemed defamatory or offensive will not be published.

To view the submissions we have received to date, click here



The Local Government Act Review Directions Paper, Act for the Future - Directions for a new Local Government Act outlines the key reforms proposed to develop the legislative framework for Victorian local government for the future.

Here you will find documents relating to the Directions Paper.

Councils and their communities were invited to have their say on these proposed reforms and contribute their ideas for a contemporary, clear and comprehensive Local Government Act which supports councils as they meet future challenges and better serves a new generation of Victorians.


Submissions were received online, by email and in hard copy form.


Note: all submissions (electronic and hard copy) will be made public and will be available on this website when submitted unless confidentiality is requested, and granted by the Local Government Act Review Advisory Committee, or if the committee determines the material should remain confidential. Submissions that are deemed defamatory or offensive will not be published.

To view the submissions we have received to date, click here