FinPro News

LGV Launches Local Government Model Financial Report (LGMFR) At The FinPro Professional Development Seminar – 26 February 2015

March 10, 2015

At today’s FinPro Professional Development Seminar, held at Bayview Eden Melbourne, Daniel O’Shea, on behalf of LGV, launched the Local Government Model Financial Report for 2014/15. Daniel said “In response to the recent changes to legislation Local Government Victoria¬†(LGV) have now completed the update of the Local Government Model Financial Report (LGMFR). Under the guidance...


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Join The Conversation…. Yammer

November 6, 2014

Do you have a question or would like to know how another Council is doing something? Join FinPro on Yammer. Yammer is an online website that allows interaction between members. You can ask your question and receive comments from lots of FinPro members…. not just the people you know. To access Yammer go to: https://www.yammer.com/finpro/...


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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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