Planning and reporting

Overview

Guide/template What will this help with?
Performance Reporting Infographic (PDF 555.9 KB) or (DOCX 15.9 KB) Overview of the new performance reporting framework.
Local Government Better Practice Guide Planning and Reporting 2015-16  Guidance to assist in the development of the council plan, strategic resource plan, budget and annual report.
Fact Sheet - Planning and Accountability Framework 2014 (PDF, 86.6 KB, 2 pp.) or (DOC, 92.5 KB, 2 pp.) Overview of the planning and reporting framework.

Planning

Guide/template What will this help with?
http://www.gazette.vic.gov.au/gazette/Gazettes2004/
GG2004G039.pdf#page=28
Local Government Act 1989 Special Rates and Special Charges
Performance Reporting Infographic or (DOCX 15.9 KB) Overview of the new performance reporting framework.
Local Government Better Practice Guide Planning and Reporting 2015-16 

Local Government Better Practice Guide Planning and Reporting 2015-16 FINAL.docx
Guidance to assist in the development of the council plan, strategic resource plan, budget and annual report.
Local Government Better Practice Guide Strategic Resource Plan 2016  

Local Government Better Practice Guide Strategic Resource Plan 2016
FINAL


Local Government Better Practice Guide Strategic Resource Plan 2016 Summary of Changes
Guidance to assist in the preparation of the strategic resource plan.




Summary of changes made to the 2016 strategic resource guide.
Local Government Better Practice Guide Revenue and Rating Strategy.Guidance to assist councils develop a Revenue and Rating strategy.

Reporting

The Victorian Government has introduced a mandatory system of performance reporting to ensure that all councils are measuring and reporting on their performance in a consistent way. Find out more about the performance reporting framework.

Guide/template What will this help with?
Local Government Better Practice Guide Report of Operations 2015-16

Local Government Better Practice Guide Report of Operations 2015-16 - Word

Local Government Better Practice Guide Report of Operations 2015-16 Summary of Changes
Guidance and model on the preparation of a report of operations in accordance with statutory requirements.



Highlights changes between 2015-2016 and 2014-2015 guidance.
Performance Statement Better Practice Guide 2015-16  (PDF 1.0 MB) or (DOCX 278.6 KB)

Performance Statement Local Government Better Practice Guide 2015-16 FINALPerformance Statement Better Practice Guide 2015-16

Summary of Changes (PDF 272.3 KB)
   (DOCX 42.0 KB)
Guidance and model on the preparation of an audited performance statement in accordance with statutory requirements.




Highlights changes between 2015-2016 and 2014-2015 guidance.
Local Government Model Financial Report
(XLSX 1.2 MB)
The Local Government Model Financial Report (LGMFR) is published by Local Government Victoria each year to assist councils in preparing annual financial statements in accordance with Australian Accounting Standards.
Model Financial Report Better Practice Guide (PDF 374.3 KB) or (DOCX 284.9 KB) Guidance to assist councils in preparing their financial statements and notes in accordance with the Local Government Model Financial Report, Australian Accounting Standards and other applicable authoritative requirements.
Summary of changes to Model Financial Report and Better Practice Guide 2015-16 Highlights changes between 2015-2016 and 2014-2015 guidance.
Related Party Disclosures Guidance Note (May 2015) (PDF 1.3 MB) Guidance on related party disclosures included in the financial statements.

Local Government Better Practice Guide Performance Reporting Framework Indicator Workbook 2015-16 V2.0 FINAL

Local Government Better Practice Guide Performance Reporting Framework Indicator ~ 16 V2.0 FINAL.docx

Local Government Better Practice Guide 2015-16 Performance Indicator Workbook V2.0 Summary of Changes 

Guidance to support reporting against the mandatory performance reporting indicators in the annual report. Note the errata was issued on 10 June 2015.
Performance Reporting Template - V3.0 - 2015-2016

LGPRF Reporting Template Manual (PDF 197.3 KB) or LGPRF Reporting Template Manual (DOCX 169.0 KB)
To assist council's to calculate and report the results for the performance indicators and measures in the Report of Operations and Performance Statement in the 2014-15 annual report and upload data onto the Know Your Council Website.

Page last reviewed on 21 June 2016

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