***Coronavirus update - in-person events to resume from July 2020***

We will maintain a cautious approach and in-person events will only occur if we have confidence in providing a COVID-19 safe learning environment.
We will adhere to all current health advice and safety measures will be in place for the duration of each event including the observance of social distancing.    

Finance for Non-Financial People

The LG Professionals WA Finance for Non-Financial People workshop will provide you with the essential financial skills for your role in local government.

Being able to clearly understand and analyse your financial performance will dramatically improve your decision-making and bolster your value within your local government.

The major areas covered in the workshop are:

  • An overview of the financial requirements for local government in WA
  • A brief explanation of Integrated Planning
  • An explanation of accounting concepts and term
  • A background to budgets
  • How to build a budget and what to watch out for
  • How to understand accounting reports and what to look for.

Who should attend?

The workshop is for people who are involved in the
sector who would like to improve their knowledge of
local government financial planning and reporting.

Where, when and how much?


Thursday 6 August 2020


9.00 for 9:30 am – finish 4.00 pm


Trinity College


Member: $305
Affiliate: $345
Young Professional: $360
LGSA Member: $360
Non-Member: $380

Local government members
Bronze: $345 | Silver: $325 | Gold: $305

* Click here to see if your local government is a Local Government Member. Please email events@lgprofessionalswa.org.au for your local government member discount code.

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