The Governance in Local Government Intensive Course has been developed to enhance the governance knowledge and skills of professionals working in the local government sector.

The course provides a deep understanding of the governance function within NSW councils. Led by industry experts in the field of governance, case studies and real life scenarios are drawn on in the practical sessions to enable delegates to return to work with the skills they need to aptly monitor and guide the governance function of their council.


Content Covered

During this five day residential course we will cover:
  • Local Government Finance - An Overview and Big Picture
  • Fair Value in Accordance with the Australian Accounting Standards
  • Foundation of a Good Accounting System
  • Local Government Revenue - Rates
  • Debt Collection
  • Local Government Revenue - Grants and Other
  • Local Government Revenue - Development Contributions for Local Public Infrastructure
  • Integrated Planning and Reporting
  • Financial Implications of Workforce Planning
  • Long Term Financial Planning
  • OLG - Presentation and Code Update
  • Financial Statement and End of Financial Year Checklist
  • Best Practice Water and Sewer
  • Accounting for Assets, Liabilities, Equity and Preparation of Balance Sheet
  • Local Government Taxation Matters
  • Audit Process and Requirements

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