Friday, February 23, 2024

Finance

Kiama releases new investment policy for feedback

NSW Kiama Municipal Council has developed a new Investment Policy which it says has a strong focus on ethical and environmental investments.In a statement, the...

Yarra City set to endorse State-first financial strategy

City of Yarra Council is poised to endorse a new Financial Sustainability Strategy when it meets tomorrow - the first strategy of its kind...

Toowoomba adopts new 5-year plan

Toowoomba Regional Council recently adopted a new five-year strategy, which sets out Council’s strategic vision, along with performance indicators to measure progress. Mayor, Geoff McDonald...

City of Swan among WA’s top councils for financial reporting

The City of Swan Council has been ranked as one of Western Australia’s top local governments for financial reporting. The Council received 'best practice' status...

Greater Geelong rises to first financial test

City of Greater Geelong Council says it is poised to achieve a break even budget result in 2022-23, having worked hard to recover its...

Toowoomba council adopts largest ever budget

Toowoomba Regional Council has today adopted its largest ever annual budget. Mayor, Paul Antonio said Council’s $651 million 2023/2024 financial plan would maintain and upgrade existing services...

Fraser Coast Mayor warns of $29million budget hit

Fraser Coast Regional Council Mayor, George Seymour says rising costs and reduced government grants have delivered a $29 million hit to the organisation's finances. The...

Northern Beaches Council reveals $93m capital works budget

Northern Beaches Council has released its draft delivery program and budget for the next financial year, including $93 million allocated to capital works across...

UK Government staff to be trained to spot economic abuse

LONDON Frontline UK Government staff are to be trained to identify signs of economic abuse, so they can support vulnerable people and prevent them accumulating debt,...

Sale of Kempsey properties nets $279k in unpaid rates

Kempsey Shire Council’s auction of properties with unpaid rates has proven a win for the community and ratepayers, the Council has announced today. The Council...

Former Statewide Super execs face dishonesty charges

SA Two former senior Statewide Superannuation Pty Ltd executives have appeared before the Adelaide Magistrates’ Court charged with dishonesty offences. ASIC alleges that former Statewide Chief...

Greater Geelong to sell carpark to fund infrastructure upgrades

City of Greater Geelong Council has announced it will use the proceeds from the sale of a CBD car park to deliver new and...

Cash-strapped Kiama Council workshops cashflow solutions

Councillors of the cash-strapped Kiama Municipal Council on the NSW south coast have attended a financial workshop this week to look at cashflow solutions. The...

Premier unveils new PS wages policy

The WA Government has announced changes to its public sector wages policy, including a 3% wage increase per annum for two years in addition...

Murray River banks on revenue committee

Murray River Council has established a Revenue Taskforce Advisory Committee to provide advice to Council on options to generate increased revenue to support services...