Minister for Local Government Shaun Leane has unveiled the makeup of the 2021 Local Government Mayoral Advisory Panel.
Fifteen Mayors have been selected for the panel and will meet with Minister Leane four times this year to provide advice on a range of matters that impact local government.
Chaired by the Minister for Local Government, this year’s panel will present ideas and initiatives to benefit the local government sector and aid in recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.
The members of the 2021 Local Government Mayoral Advisory Panel are:
The panel will meet for the first time on 21 April via videoconference.
Four regular meetings of the Local Government Mayoral Advisory Panel were held in 2020 and panel discussions included recovery from the 2019-20 bushfires, responding to the pandemic, implementation of the Local Government Act 2020, state and local government approaches to homelessness, dealing with the effect of the pandemic on tourism and harnessing the Government’s Working for Victoria initiative.
Quotes attributable to Minister for Local Government Shaun Leane
“The Local Government Mayoral Advisory Panelwill provide important advice on how local and state governments can work together to produce real results for the Victorian community.”
“I look forward to chairing this year’s panel meetings and hearing the diverse range of perspectives its members will provide.”