Ibis Information Systems assists local government and water authorities, throughout Australia and New Zealand, to enhance revenue management, improve their operational productivity and reduce their planning risk.

Why Ibis

Our clients work with us to help their organisations work through major structural changes, including amalgamations and other regulatory-driven changes. They leverage our expertise to assist with enhanced decision making and identifying revenue enhancements and cost-saving opportunities.

Our tools, training, and support can help improve revenue management, operational productivity and reduce planning risk.  This enhances employee satisfaction. You too can use our tools to craft effective financial plans that reduce the risk of unforeseen revenue shortfalls. The best time to start is now!


Whakatāne District Council

“I cannot over emphasise how professional the whole experience was for Council”

Seth Bell
Systems Accountant

Central Otago District Council

“Ibis ensured that potentially difficult and protracted calculations were comparatively quick and easy allowing for a fast and accurate decision making process”

Jamie Cunningham
Revenue and Financing Manager

Wellington City Council

“Installing IBIS rates modelling system at Wellington City Council has paid big dividends in the first year”

Martin Read
Manager Financial Strategy & Planning

Toowoomba Regional Council

“The Ibis Rate Modelling Solution proved an invaluable tool during the four workshops we undertook with our Mayor, Councillors and senior staff”

Shayne Morris
Principal Rates and Revenue

City of Townsville

“In three days we achieved what would have taken at least one whole month to do on our own”

Sonia Bingley
Revenue Coordinator

Randwick City Council

“We would be happy to be used as a reference for any organisations that may be considering your rate modelling solution”

Greg Byrne
Manager Financial Operations

Ibis Product Suite

The Ibis Local Government solution delivers functionality for the following four main areas, Council Management, Finance Management and Modelling

Management Suites

Property, Water & Rates Management, Building & Planning modules

Financial Management

Ibis Breeze is a financial modelling and managment tool which assists councils to quickly and easily producing Long Term Financial models, Annual Plans and Reports.

Modelling Solutions

Impact analysis, revenue forecasting and consumption analysis, long-term financial planning

“We have found the solution to be very beneficial to us in providing ready access to multiple different rating scenarios”

Greg Byrne – Manager Financial Operations | Randwick City Council;

Services we offer

System Design and Development

At our core, Ibis is a software company, designing and developing superior systems for local government and water authorities.

Crystal Reports Training

With our years of extensive experience, Ibis can assist with training and authoring of Crystal Reports.

System Review and Audit

Ibis can identify where systems are not aligned with the needs of your organisation and where legislative and auditing requirements are not being met.

System Integration

With our expertise in software development, web services and data conversion, Ibis can assist with the integration of disparate systems and technologies.

Modelling Services

Ibis has an extensive amount of experience in rates and water modelling. Contact us to find out how we can help you with anyone of your modelling projects

Rates & Water Modelling

Ibis has assisted over 100 councils with their rates modelling, water modelling and rating reviews


We ensure that all possible financial options are evaluated, which enables timely and effective decision making.


Ibis can provide skilled analysis of re-valuations, enabling the identification of significant movements or potential issues.

Data Cleansing

Ibis can assist councils to identify revenue anomalies or shortfalls within their property and rating data.

Latest News

Queensland User Group 2021

It's been a challenging 12 months but we have been able to get together again both in person and remotely to share information and experiences at the annual Queensland User Group.

Ibis sponsors at LGFP19 – QLD LG Finance Conference

Ibis were excited to be able to be sponsors again at the Queensland LGFP 2019 conference at Royal Pines on the Gold Coast. There was much excitement as Queensland LGFP were celebrating their 40th year and an exceptional celebration it was. 

Ibis attends FPAC19 – LG Finance Conference

Ibis again attended the NSW Local Government Professionals Finance annual conference, this time in Lovedale, Hunter Valley.

Bring On The New FY19 Financial Year!

Wow! What a way to end the 2017/18 financial year!  What started…

Victorian Councils Needing Help With Fire Levy

Chris & Pam from Ibis Information Systems attended this year’s…

Ibis Launches Powerful Planning & Reporting Tool at SOLGM Conference

Chris & Jordan from Ibis Information Systems attended the…

Ibis sponsors major NSW event for Councils

Ibis again this year sponsored the NSW Revenue Professionals…

Partnering For Sustainability in Local Government

The 2017 theme for the annual Local Government Finance Professionals…

Ibis Users Gather In Christchurch for SOLGM Conference

This October Ibis combined its NZ User Group meeting with the…


Whakatāne District Council

"I cannot over emphasise how professional the whole experience was for Council staff attending the training. Highly recommended"

Central Otago District Council

With the ability to model these decisions and their effects “on the hoof” the Councillors felt comfortable in being able to make alternative funding decisions like moving a particular targeted rate from land value to capital value or spreading the rate over more ratepayers.

City of Townsville

Ibis Information Systems were able to clearly and confidently provide excellent responses and demonstrations of their professional software, rate and water modelling, data cleansing and support services.

Marlborough District Council

IBIS Pro replaced processes and many complex worksheets that had been in place for over 10 years.

Randwick City Council

Since the completion of the training, Council staff have used the modelling solution on their own and have been able to prepare models with the knowledge gained in the implementation training.

Wellington City Council

It was an intensive exercise which required a high level of accuracy, and was made very easy by his expertise of the system and broader knowledge of similar exercises and scenarios throughout Australasia.

Toowoomba Regional Council

The Ibis Rate Modelling Solution proved an invaluable tool during the four workshops we undertook with our Mayor, Councillors and senior staff.