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2020/21 Council Budget Parameters and Budget Adoption Timelines

9th, Jul

FinPro have recently conducted a survey of councils to understand some of the budget parameters and budget adoption timelines for the coming year. This survey was conducted in response to a number of queries received from our members.¬† Hopefully it provides you with a useful point of reference. The data¬† is current as at 10…

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Local Government Act 2020 Implementation Update

21st, Apr

After several years of community consultation, drafts, and debate, the new Local Government Act 2020 received Royal Assent on 24 March, and the first phase of reforms was proclaimed on 6 April. You can read the Act here – https://www.legislation.vic.gov.au/as-made/acts/local-government-act-2020 The Act is designed to be more principles-based rather than prescriptive and will improve local…

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