In addition to the mandatory candidate training, there are a variety of optional information sessions and training opportunities for candidates.
Stand for Council - MAV
Hosted by the Municipal Association of Victoria (MAV), these online sessions will provide prospective candidates with information about the role and purpose of Local Government, the responsibilities and expectations of a Councillor, and the electoral process.
- Session 1: Monday 10 August from 10.00am – 12.00pm
- Session 2: Friday 14 August from 10.00am – 12.00pm
Click here to register.
A link to the Zoom meeting will be sent to participants once registered for a session.
Women Leading Change - VLGA
Hosted by the Victorian Local Governance Association (VLGA), this free online workshop is designed for women considering running for Council and candidate development. The workshop will be delivered online via Zoom.
When: Thursday 13 August 2020, 6.00pm to 7.30pm
Register online at https://bit.ly/CDGippsland
Candidate Information Session - Ruth McGowan
Hosted by former Baw Baw Shire Mayor Ruth McGowan, these online workshops are designed to assist participants from diverse backgrounds with information on how to plan and deliver a campaign ahead of the election.
- Session 1: Wednesday 29 July from 9.00am – 11.00pm
- Session 2: Monday 24 August from 6.30pm – 8.30pm
Register your attendance via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.