Professional Development

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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