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2020 Candidate Training Moreland City Council

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Brunswick Town Hall

233 Sydney Road

Brunswick, VIC 3056

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Local Government 2020 Election Candidate Information and Training Sessions

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These workshops aim to encourage participation in local government by equipping our community members with the skills, knowledge and connections required to be successful community leaders.

Key components

Module One

Basics of Local Government

Module two

Election Candidacy

Training by The VLGA provides relevant, accessible and comprehensive training on the business of local government and the journey from community member to candidate and (potentially) councillor.

Interested in running for your local council?

Want to know what being a councilor actually means?

Council is holding 3 community workshops in the lead up to the 2020 Local Government elections

These interactive development workshops will focus on key considerations for candidates, including developing a policy platform, connecting with community and key skills and campaigning techniques.

You will get a comprehensive overview of the business of local government, the roles of councils, councilors and the electoral system

Topics to be covered will be:

• What is local government

• How does local government work

• Council CEO and the administration

• What is the role of a councilor

• What is the role of council

• Accountability

• Key dates and candidate eligibility

• Understanding your council/ward

• Personal values and election platform

• Campaigning

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Brunswick Town Hall

233 Sydney Road

Brunswick, VIC 3056

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