Local Government Audit and Risk Forum

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LGEMA are delighted to announce that we have WA’s Office of the Auditor General (OAG) Assistant Auditor to talk to us about Local Government Audits and an expert to talk to us about how financial information should be reported to Council.

Book online @ https://www.trybooking.com/CRNAB

Date: Sunday 26 May 2024
Time 12.15pm – 4pm
Venue: The Grove Library, 1 Leake St, Peppermint Grove, WA, 6011
Travel and Parking: Close to Cottesloe Train Station & Stirling Highway bus routes; free parking under Grove library after 12MD; Woolworths carpark opposite library on Leake St; Cottesloe train station.

Cost: $30 (for catering, venue hire)
RSVP: lgema@iinet.net.au

Forum:
• 12.15 pm: Registrations and Lunch
• 1pm: Susan Smith CA from Quantum Assurance “ Reporting User Friendly Financial
Information to Council”
• 2pm: Grant Robinson, Assistant WA Auditor General “Local Government Audits”
• 3pm: Sandy Boulter LGEMA Chair “Audit Committees”
• Q & A Session
• 3.45pm close

Join us for drinks afterwards at the historic Albion Hotel

JOIN FORMER AND CURRENT ELECTED MEMBERS TO TALK ABOUT PRACTICAL CHALLENGES IN NAVIGATING LOCAL GOVERNMENT AUDIT AND RISK

Invitation (PDF 263kb)

 

Standards Panel

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LGEMA  has e-copies of the following Standards Panel documents,

  • Governance Overview
  • Charter
  • Code of Conduct
  • Code of Ethics
  • Practice and Procedure Guidelines
  • Policy and Procedure for Managing Conflicts of Interest
  • Freedom of Information Statement
  • Internal Manual, A collection of the Local Government Standards Panel’s views, Authorities and Other Material
  • Local Government Standards Panel Induction Manual 2022,

which LGEMA members can request from lgema@iinet.net.au

LGEMA 2024 Forum Program

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All LGEMA 2024 Forums will be held,

  • on Sunday afternoons
  • at the Peppermint Grove Library, near the Cottesloe Railway Station

 Our LGEMA 2024 Forum Program

  • Budgets: 10 March
  • Audits: 26 May
  • CEO Performance and LGEMA AGM: 21 July
  • Elected Members’ Mental Health: 13 October

Email lgema@iinet.net.au for a membership or associate membership form or download here

LGEMA Annual General Meeting 2023

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Date: 5 November 2023
Venue: Secret Harbour Surf Life Saving Club
Secret Harbour Blvd, Secret Harbour WA 6173

Questions: Ring secretary Sandra Boulter on 0427 508 582
RSVP: https://www.trybooking.com/events/landing/1133389

11am: LGEMA Committee meeting, for LGEMA committee members only
Program
12 midday Registration and Lunch
1pm AGM, for current LGEMA members only
2pm LGEMA Local Government Law Reform Position and Q&A
For current LGEMA members only and invited guests.

To download  the full Agenda please click here

LOCAL GOVERNMENT ELECTIONS FORUM

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Sunday 30th April 2023

When: 12 Noon 4pm Sunday 30 April 2023
Where: Peppermint Grove Library

Forum Cost: Free for members, donations welcome

Guests: Members can invite potential candidates as guests

Photo: Professional photographer for Candidate headshots

Lunch: Catering Costs $25 for each member, each guest


RSVP and Pay:
https://www.trybooking.com/CHETL

Agenda

12md Registration, lunch, networking
12md: Photos

12.45 pm Local Government Act and Elections: Sandy Boulter

1.30 pm Campaigning: Cr D. Kingston presented by Cr J. Raftis

2.00 pm Flyers & Preferential Voting: Cr John Raftis

2.15 pm Election Lessons: Cr Shaye Mack

2.45 pm Local Government Elections:

  • WA Electoral Commissioner: Robert Kennedy
  • Deputy WA Electoral Commissioner: Courtney Barron

3.30 3.50 pm Panel and Close

You can download the full agenda and location details here.

BUILDING BETTER BUDGETS LOCAL GOVERNMENT FORUM

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  • LGEMA Committee Open Q&A
  • Keri Shannon on Zero Rate Increases
  • Lorna Buchan on Building Better Budgets

When: 9. 30am – 2pm Sunday 19 FEBRUARY 2023
Where: Quest Joondalup 83 Boas Avenue, Joondalup
Cost: Workshop free for members, donations welcome
RSVP: https://www.trybooking.com/CFMLH
Contact: Sandy Boulter 0427 508 582

Download the full programme here (pdf 375kb)

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