Professional Development

FinPro Webinar Program March / April 2019

April 2, 2019

FinPro is proud to have worked with LGV and Crowe Horwath to provide a range of webinars during March and April 2019. Details of these webinars, presented by Martin Thompson from Crowe Horwath are: Webinar 1:  March 22, 2019 Model Accounts 2018/19 and Model Budget 2019/20 Workshop LINK TO RECORDING Model budget 2019/20 Model Accounts...


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FinPro Professional Development Seminar – Friday 22 February 2019

February 26, 2019

The first FinPro Seminar for 2019 was held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) on Friday 22 February 2019.  This was a new venue for the group and it did not disappoint those who attended. Bradley Thomas’ “Inaugural President’s Welcome Speech” was well received, capturing the essence of what FinPro is hoping to...


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FinPro Conference 2018

October 22, 2018

The picturesque Mantra Lorne was the perfect location to hold our 2018 Conference.  Last week over 300 delegates, speakers and sponsors met up in Lorne to discuss all things Local Government Finance related, Data and more. The 3 day program, themed ‘Waves of Data’ saw many speakers delve into different aspects of data and how...


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FinPro CPD Hours

June 18, 2018

FinPro runs a number of Professional Development opportunities each year.  Each of these provides CPD hours for attendees. To determine the CPD hours of the events run by FinPro please refer to the following:  Professional Development hours 2001 – 2019


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FinPro Professional Development Day 1 June 2018

June 4, 2018

Fin Pro held a very successful Professional Development Day at CPA Australia on Friday 1 June.  Included in the day was the launch of the 2018 Leadership Program, a FREE program offered to up to 12 Fin Pro members aimed at furthering your financial management and leadership skills.  Further details are available on our news page...


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Applications now open – 2018 Financial Management Leadership Program

May 31, 2018

FinPro pleased to announce that applications are now open for a place at this years Financial Management Leadership Skills Program.  We thank Vision Super, our Program Partners, for their continued support in providing this valuable program to our members. This Program is aimed at those who see themselves as future leaders in Local Government Finance....


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FinPro Professional Development Seminar – Friday 1 June 2018

April 27, 2018

  FinPro will hold a Professional Development Day on Friday 1 June 2018 at CPA Australia, Level 20, 28 Freshwater Place, Southbank. For full details and for information on how to register please refer to the following: FinPro Professional Development Seminar 1 June 2018 – Program and Registration Registrations close on Wednesday 23 May 2018.


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FinPro Conference 2016 – Sharing Solutions

October 25, 2016

The 2016 FinPro Conference was held last week at Mantra Lorne. Record numbers attended: 196 Delegates, representing 70 Victorian Councils plus NSW and Queensland Local Government 56 Sponsor Representatives from 18 Sponsors 20 Speakers Very positive feedback has been received from those who attended. The Program was filled and the mood was positive.  FinPro-2016-Conference-Program A...


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FinPro Professional Development Seminar – 26 May 2016

May 27, 2016

A great range of speakers presented at the 2nd FinPro Seminar for 2016.  The day was cold, the weather was awful, but the room for full of people, conversation, information, networking and sharing. 72 Council’s were represented at the seminar, with a turnout of 246 attendees.  What a great audience for our speakers to present...


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FinPro Conference 2015 – ‘Change Adapt Thrive’

March 3, 2016

The FinPro Conference will be held at Peppers The Sands Torquay from 11 – 13 November 2015. See here for a copy of the Conference Program. Many thanks to our fantastic sponsors for this years’ program: Platinum Sponsors – TechnologyOne Gold Sponsors – Commonwealth Bank Silver Sponsors – Bankwest Silver Sponsors – Civica Silver Sponsors...


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FinPro Professional Development Seminar – 28 May 2015

March 3, 2016

250 members attended the latest FinPro Seminar on Thursday 28 May 2015 at The Centre Ivanhoe. The program was full, as was the room. Most of the day related to various discussions on the impending Rate Capping that is being brought in by the State Government. Other items on the agenda included an update from...


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2012 FinPro Conference

March 3, 2016

Sync or Swim The 2012 FinPro Conference was held at the Novotel Forest Resort from 29 February – 2 March. A record 250 delegates and sponsors attended the conference and heard from a range of speakers. The theme of the conference was Sync or Swim and many of the speakers presented interested and topic sessions...


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Professional Development Seminar – 9 June 2011

March 3, 2016

On the 9th June 2011 FinPro conducted its regular Professional Development Seminar. Over 240 representatives from Victorian Councils and related organisations were in attendance. The program for the day was extensive with a range of speakers and topics. Copies of the papers from all speakers, are available here to be viewed: 2011 FinPro Vision Super...


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Professional Development Seminar – 7 October 2010

March 3, 2016

On the 7th October 2010 FinPro conducted its regular Professional Development Seminar.Over 200 representatives from Victorian Councils and related organisations were in attendance. The program for the day was extensive with a range of speakers and topics. Copies of the papers from all speakers, excepting Rob Spence, are available here to be viewed: Emerging trends...


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Professional Development Seminar – 10 June 2010

March 3, 2016

FinPro held a Professional Development Seminar on the 10th June at the Centre Ivanhoel Speakers were: Ron Mak: Victorian Auditor General’s Office – Year end audit process Martin Thompson – WHK Horwath – Model Accounts Amy Montalti – Nillumbik Shire Council – 2009 Scholarship recipient 2010 FinPro Vision Super Scholarship Winners Tom Caelli – Mitchell...


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FinPro Conference 2010 – You Can Make A Difference!

March 3, 2016

From the 3rd – 5th March 2010 Local Government Finance Professionals hosted the Biannual National Local Government Finance officers Conference.Over 200 delegates from around Australia attended the conference, held at the Novotel Forest Resort in Creswick, Vic. The conference theme was you can make a difference! and the many speakers covered a variety of topics...


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