FinPro News

Update – Model Budget 2016-17

March 10, 2016

The Model Budget was launched at the FinPro Seminar on 18 February 2016 then subsequently finalised and made available on the FinPro Website on 2 March 2016. (www.finpro.org.au)   When James Scott, Chairperson of the CAANZ Model Budget, launched the Model Budget he referred to the spreadsheet the taskforce had used in relation to Rate...


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Model Accounts 2016

March 3, 2016

The 2015-16 Model Accounts, Better Practice Guide and a summary of changes are now available on LGV’s website at the following link: http://www.dtpli.vic.gov.au/local-government/publications-and-research/planning-and-reporting LGV will also be issuing a CEO Circular advising the sector tomorrow, Friday 4 March 2016


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Model Budget 2016-17

March 2, 2016

The fourteenth edition of the Victorian City Council Model Budget Guide for the 2016/17 financial year was announced by James Scott, Chair of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ) Model Budget Taskforce, on Thursday 18 February 2016 at the 2015 FinPro Professional Development Seminar.The Model Budget documents were released on Tuesday 2 March....


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FinPro Professional Development Seminar – 18 February 2016

February 18, 2016

FinPro held it’s first seminar for 2016 today and with 250 delegates attending, it was a great start to the year. Held at The Centre Ivanhoe, speakers presented on a range of current ‘hot’ topics including the Local Government Act Review and Rates Capping. The day also saw the launch of both the Model Budget...


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FinPro Professional Development Seminar 18 February 2016 – Rates Capping

February 18, 2016

At the FinPro Seminar, held on 18th February 2016 at The Centre Ivanhoe, Andrew Chow, Sector Director, ESC gave an update on Rates Cappiing and the Variation Process as it relates to Local Government Finance Professionals. Andrew spoke at depth on the process to be followed and a copy of his presentation is included below....


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FinPro Conference 2015

November 25, 2015

196 Delegates attended the 2015 FinPro Confernece, held at the beautiful Peppers The Sands Torquay. The Conference commenced on Wednesday 11 November with the Opening Dinner. Following a warm welcome from the Deputy Mayor of Surf Coast Shire, Cr Clive Goldsworthy, a relaxed and excited group of delegates and sponsors sat back and listened to...


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FinPro AGM 2015 And Election Of 2015/16 FinPro Executive Team

November 23, 2015

This year we held out AGM as part of the 2015 FinPro Conference. A new time to hold the AGM as we have always held it as a separate event later in November or early December. The positive side of this is that there were more present than usual. The downside is that many of...


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