FinPro Conference 2018

August 17, 2018

FinPro Conference to be held this week in Lorne

The 2018 FinPro (Local Government Finance Professionals) Conference will  be held at Mantra Lorne from 17 – 19 October.

Our conference theme: ‘Waves of Data’, reflects the rapid change our sector is undertaking and the need for the sector to make use of the data around us to improve our services and to better provide relevant information to the users of our information.

FinPro Conference 2018 Program: 

FinPro Conference 2018 Schedule:  FinPro Conference Program 2018

FinPro Conference 2018 – Frequently asked questions

Costs and Registration details:    Registrations have now closed


Keynote Speakers

  • Andrew Greaves – Auditor-General, Victoria
  • CEO Panel discussing the challenges councils face today – Rebecca McKenzie (Glen Eira), Simon Overland (Whittlesea), Justine Linley (Ballarat) and Eric Braslis (Golden Plains)
  • Bernard Salt – Demographer
  • Jonathon Pain – Economist

Concurrent Sessions

9 concurrent sessions will be offered in this year’s program, along 3 streams:

  • Personal Development
  • Managerial
  • Hands on technical skills

Networking Opportunities

There are many opportunities throughout the conference to network with your peers, both in formal and informal settings.

Regional Collaboration sessions will run too on the first day of the conference, giving the opportunities for delegates to get-together with their counterparts from councils located in their own regions.


Our 2018 Conference venue is Manta Lorne, located in the beautiful seaside township of Lorne, just off the Great Ocean Road.

Find out more about Mantra Lorne

For enquiries about the conference, or anything FinPro, please contact Gabrielle Gordon at or on  0400 114 015.