Victorian Local Government Women's Charter

As a signatory of the Victorian Local Government Women’s Charter, Council commits to the following principles:

GENDER EQUITY That women and men have an equal right to be representatives in local governments, committees and decision-making positions.

DIVERSITY The inclusion of different experiences and perspectives in local governments and community decision-making strengthens local democratic governance and helps build cohesive communities. Councils and communities encourage and welcome the participation of all women.

ACTIVE CITIZENSHIP Local governments will work with the community to increase the numbers and participation of women in public life, so that decision-making more clearly represents and reflects the interests and demographics of communities.

Victorian Local Government Women's Charter(PDF, 120KB)