7 March 2016

Manningham Mayor Cr Jennifer Yang has been appointed to the 2016 Local Government Mayoral Advisory Panel (LGMAP).

Cr Yang is one of 12 Mayors selected for this year's panel from a high quality field of applicants across Victoria.

Manningham Council Acting Chief Executive, Chris Potter congratulated Cr Yang on her appointment to the LGMAP.

“It is fabulous to again have a Manningham representative on the LGMAP.”

“This is Cr Yang’s second appointment to the Local Government Mayoral Advisory Panel and it is a wonderful opportunity to ensure that State Government hears directly from us about the range of issues impacting on our community and the surrounding region.”

Cr Yang welcomed the opportunity to join her colleagues in advising the Minister of Local Government on a range of legislative, regulatory, strategic and policy decisions which impact on local government.

“There is a great wealth of experience within the Local Government sector and the LGMAP is a wonderful vehicle to connect with the Minister to provide a better understanding of the issues impacting local government and to help develop policy responses and reforms that will strengthen the sector,” she said.