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The Local Government Finance Professionals Association of Queensland (LGFP) represents the financial and accounting professionals in Queensland Local Government. Our Association was originally formed in 1980 as the Local Government Accountants Association of Queensland (LGAA). In 2011 at the AGM, the decision was made to change the name to better reflect the work undertaken by members in Queensland local government.

The Association provides a forum for members to discuss the various problems which arise in carrying out the requirements of the Local Government Act, other the Local Government financial requirements, and other matters of common interest within Local Government.  The flagship event of LGFP is the 3-day Annual Conference which is held each year to allow officers to discuss contemporary issues and learn from experts and peers.  



Annual Conference & AGM


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Keep Connected

Thank you to everyone for attending our 2018 Annual Conference - Keeping the Lights On! The Challenge of Managing Rising Expectations at the beautiful RACV Royal Pines Resort on the Gold Coast.

All presentations, including those from our 2018 Masterclass - Lifting the Bonnet on Successful Asset Accounting and Management, will be uploaded to our Conferences & Events page over the coming weeks.

Annual General Meeting

Our 2018 AGM was held on 21 November 2018 during our Annual Conference.  A new Committee was elected including our new President, Tony Brett. Head over to our About Us page to find our more about our new Committee.

Finance Professional of the Year

Congratulations to Chatur Zala of Cherbourg Aboriginal Shire Council who took out the 2018 Finance Professional of the Year Award! 

2018 CFO and Finance Managers Forum

The 2018 Forum was a great success with over 50 Local Government finance professionals attending.

The Local Government Finance Professionals provided a submission to the Inquiry into Local Government Sustainability in Queensland.



To be added to our contact list to receive our newsletter and advice on any other emerging issues, please email us at admin@lgfp.org.au


No surveys are available at this time, however we always value feedback from our members.  Email us with your comments/ suggestions to admin@lgfp.org.au

Online Forum

The LGFP has established an online discussion forum where members can discuss current issues. Check it out or better yet, start a discussion thread or volunteer to moderate a discussion topic.




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