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The Local Government Finance Professionals Association of Queensland (LGFP) represents the financial and accounting professionals in Queensland Local Government. It 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. 


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The 2018 Annual LGFP Conference will be held in November 2018 at the Royal Pines Resort Gold Coast.  The sponsorship documents will be released in May/June 2018 with the registrations opening late August 2018.

LGFP Masterclass 2017 was held 21 November Pullman Cairns International

LGFP Annual Conference 2017 was held at the Pullman Cairns International

The conference commenced evening of 21 November and went through to Friday 24 November 2017.  
Support the sponsors of the 2017 Conference.  Download the sponsor list here.
                                                                       Annual General Meeting

November 2017

The 2017 AGM will be held at the Pullman Cairns on 22 November 2017 at 5pm. The agenda can be found here.

The minutes from the 2016 November AGM are available for your reference.          



Over 250 delegates attended this year's annual conference held at the Pullman International in Cairns.  It is another record attendance for the venue.  

ATO Reminder that Councils have additional taxation reporting.  The reporting period starts 1 July 2017.

The Local Government Finance Professionals provided a Submission to the Inquiry into Local Government Sustainability in Qld.


2017 Finance Professional of the Year

Oliver Pring Carpentaria Shire Council wins 2017 LGFP Finance Professional of the Year

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