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.

Register Online - May Workshop

This course will also run again on Thursday 6th August - registration will open approximately 6 weeks before the workshop.

Where, when and how much?


Friday 8 May 2020


9.00 for 9:30 am – finish 4.00 pm


Trinity College


LG Professionals WA Member: $295 
*Corporate Council Member: $320
LGSA Member: $335
Non-Member: $350

* Click here to see if your local government is a Corporate Council Member. Please email for your corporate council member discount code.

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