There are several hundred local government organisations in Australia. All local governments are established by acts of the State Parliaments.
- Australian Local Government Association
- LG Focus – online national local government newspaper
- Australian Councils on the Web
- Department for Victorian Communities Local Government Site
- Victorian Local Governance Association
- Municipal Association of Victoria
- Full list of Victorian Councils
- A Way Forward – Report of the Melbourne City Council Facilitation Panel (Joan Kirner, Tim Costello & Alan Hunt), December 18, 2000.
- Nov 10, 2004: Federal Links With Local Government Will Grow: Howard
- Oct 6, 2005: The Challenge for Local Government in Victoria – speech by Prof. Dean Jaensch
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