Stand for Council

Council has partnered with the Municipal Association of Victoria (MAV) to deliver the 2024 Stand for Council: Community and Candidate Information Sessions.

The Stand for Council Program provides prospective candidates with important information regarding the 2024 council elections, the role of council and the responsibilities of being a councillor. It aims to build community awareness to understand the important role of voters in delivering local democracy and representation.

By attending a MAV Stand for Council Community and Candidate Information Session, participants will be provided with information about:

  • Local Government and the important role councils play for our local communities
  • The role and responsibility of a Councillor, Mayor, Deputy Mayor and CEO
  • The election process and candidate requirements
  • What newly elected councillors can expect soon after the elections
  • Councillor training and development opportunities

Sessions relevant to Murrindindi Shire prospective candidates are as follows. These will be offered both in-person and online:

  • Tuesday 11 June: Goulburn Ovens Murray Session 1 – Host: Strathbogie Shire Council

  • Wednesday 12 June: Goulburn Ovens Murray Session 2 – Host: Mitchell Shire Council 

You must register to attend a Community and Candidate Information Session (both in-person and online).

Register for an information session here

To support and encourage a range of diverse candidates the MAV will also be hosting a number of additional sessions for women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people with disabilities, youth, culturally and linguistically diverse and LGBTIQA+ communities.