Delivering more than just figures APV is known for the quality and high standard of its valuations, technical knowledge, depth of experience, pro-active leadership in the local government sector and customer satisfaction. APV provides the ultimately comfort over the audit process. APV has been helping local governments across Australia for more than two decades. They know the ‘must haves’ to pass audit and have enhanced their methodology and output to enable councils to fully comply with all aspects of AASB13 Fair Value and the associated new complex disclosures. Proud of their unblemished record of no audit qualifications, preferred supplier status in NSW and ISO:9001 Quality Management accreditation, their professional, specialist team of registered valuers, engineers and accountant/auditor assist you to better manage your assets through our Fair Value valuations, asset accounting and asset management services.         



Blackadder Associates is a nationwide specialist management consultancy, with a reputation for providing quality and responsive services to local government. We understand the dynamics and complexities of organisational leadership; especially in the high-pressured environment in which Councillors and senior leaders operate. With our experts located throughout Australia, and on the ground in our Sydney Head Office, we have the breadth and reach to serve all local government organisations, Australia-wide.

With decades of executive leadership experience in local government, our key services were developed to help improve your organisational performance and increase productivity – providing independent professionalism; fresh creativity; high responsiveness and, with the utmost integrity — value and quality results.



iPLATINUM is an Australian company focused solely on Local Government and our products and services are designed to increase the effectiveness of councils current software applications.

iPLATINUM has been servicing the needs of local councils since 2001 and during this time over 100 councils throughout Australia and New Zealand have benefited from iPLATINUMs’ extensive expertise through a range of services including System Reviews, Project Management, IT Strategic Planning, Data Cleansing and Migration, System Design and Specification, System Procurement, Market Reviews and System Implementations.

iPLATINUM products complement the services offering with our flagship solution, iFerret now widely accepted in Australian Councils. iFerret is an enterprise search product developed by iPLATINUM that works like "google" over your corporate information. iFerret enables you to find documents, including scanned information, that may exist in a variety of corporate repositories including email systems and shared drives. iFerret provides easy access to information using the underlying systems security. It enables a user to quickly find information, identify where it resides, its update history and how many copies exist throughout the corporate network. The information gathered can be automatically packaged for presentation for various purposes such as GIPA.

The iPLATINUM focus is on assisting councils to gain maximum return from their investment in corporate IT solutions.



LG Software Solutions is an Australian owned and operated company, which is primarily focused on servicing the needs of State and Local Government. Specialising in Integrated Planning and Reporting, LG Software Solutions has the knowledge and expertise to be able to assist and guide councils through their integrated planning and reporting journey. Our product suite is completely web based and built on the latest Microsoft .NET technologies. At LG Software Solutions we believe in keeping things simple & intuitive. Our software is innovative and robust, this is achieved by ensuring all our software design and development is done locally, working closely with our clients. LG Software Solutions is constantly enhancing its product suite by making use of the latest technologies and investing in the best people. 



Local Government Appointments is solely dedicated to the local government industry and has established a strong presence within local government through our offices in New South Wales, Queensland and Western Australia. Local Government Appointments has built a reputation on very successfully placing temporary and contract staff; and this attracts other quality applicants. We maintain a database of experienced and qualified people encompassing more than 30 employment streams including technical, professional, executive and field staff so are well placed to find the right staff quickly and efficiently.

For councils, we offer a range of human resources solutions from temporary, contract and trial periods to permanent placements and executive staff selection within all sections of local government; and are able to provide councils with suitable staff quickly and efficiently.

For candidates with extensive local government knowledge and experience who are seeking a change, want more flexibility in where and when you work or are considering retirement, but still want to keep active and perhaps see new parts of NSW, whilst supplementing your superannuation, or paying for that holiday; we can offer temporary assignments in a variety of locations in metropolitan and country areas.



New South Wales Treasury Corporation (TCorp) is the financial markets partner for New South Wales (NSW) public sector agencies, and has been in operation since 1983. TCorp manages $75 billion of investments on behalf of public sector clients.

TCorp offers loan facilities to eligible local councils seeking funding for projects which make up part of their annual expenditure programmes. For local councils looking to access all options under the current Investment Order, TCorp also provides a range of investment options through the TCorpIM Funds.