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FinPro Professional Development Seminar 9 October 2014 The Centre Ivanhoe

October 9, 2014

Another Professional Development Seminar was held on Thursday 9 October at The Centre Ivanhoe. The program was quite a technical one this time around, and all speakers provided valuable information on a range of topics. Thank-you to speakers for so generously giving of their time and expertise on the day. Thank-you to delegates who atended...


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Model Budget 2014-2015

April 18, 2014

Following the finalisation of the Local Government (Planning and Reporting) Regulations which came into operation from 18 April 2014, I am pleased to attach the final Model Budget 2014-2015. The attachments include the full Model Budget with commentary (pdf) and the Word and Excel template versions. This final version of the Model Budget reflects the...


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FinPro Conference 2014 – Changing Times

February 26, 2014

February 26 2014 saw the Opening of the 2014 FinPro Conference. A significant conference in the history of Victorian Local Government, the conference marked the 25th Annual Conference of FinPro and also the 20th anniversary of Local Government Reform in Victoria. 200 delegates and sponsors attended the Opening Gala Dinner at the Novotel Forest Resort...


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FinPro Seminar 10 October 2013

October 10, 2013

200 FinPro members attended the recent FinPro Seminar at The Centre Ivanhoe. It was an informative and enjoyable day with plenty of time for learning as well as networking. Thank-you to the speakers who gave of their time and their expertise to the group. Thank-you too to all the delegates who attended and participated. A...


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Fire Services Property Levy

July 1, 2013

How will the FSPL be collected by Council? From the 1 July 2013, all Councils within Victoria will be required to collect the FSPL on behalf of the State Government. It will be collected as another charge shown on annual rate notices. A ratepayer should see a reduction in their insurance premium as the FSPL...


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FinPro Professional Development Seminar Report – 13 June 2013

June 13, 2013

The Centre Ivanhoe once again was the venue for the latest FinPro Seminar. 235 members attended, representing 68 Victorian Councils plus an addition 10 delegates attending representing Library Corporations, Banks, Consultants and Audit Service Providers. A varied agenda assured that there was ‘something for everyone’ on the agenda. Although the food was not up to...


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Launch Of The Model Budget Guide For The 2013/14 Financial Year

June 12, 2013

Dear Colleagues I am very pleased to announce the release of the updated edition of the Victorian City Council Model Budget Guide for the 2013/14 financial year. This update of the Guide builds on previous editions in improving the usefulness of the budget to financial users. It has also continued to address practical matters affecting...


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2013 FinPro Conference ‘The Amazing Race’

February 12, 2013

The FinPro Conference was held at the Novotel Forest Resort from Wednesday 27 February to Friday 1 March 2013. Over 180 membersattended the 2 1/2 days to participate in the conference, meet new people, learn new things, and enjoy the surrounds of Creswick. 17 different speakers presented during the conference and covered many topical as...


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