Victorian Bushfire Emergency

The 2019/2020 Victorian Bushfire Emergency is currently affecting communities across the state. We will continue to keep you updated on our efforts to support communities affected by bushfires. To find out more and how you can support the Victorian Bushfire Appeal, visit our Victorian Bushfire Emergency page.

Council legislation and policies

Our legal responsibilities, powers and functions are primarily drawn from the Local Government Act 1989, and we have obligations under a range of other laws too