Ibis again attended the NSW Local Government Professionals Finance annual conference, this time in Lovedale, Hunter Valley.
Ibis again this year sponsored the NSW Revenue Professionals 20th annual conference event at Coffs Harbour. There was interest from councils in Rates & Water Modelling as a focus area – in particular, predicting future impacts on different ratepayers of rates and other policy changes. Richard Noble from the Ibis team was present to answer questions and followup interested councils. Read more
Recently the IPART Fit For Future report came out and as it turns out, only one third of NSW’s councils are considered fit for future. Since the report came out, Ibis has met and discussed it with a number of councils, some of our clients were very pleased with their results, and others were disappointed at the result. Our clients, the ones who were disappointed are not necessarily surprised, but now at least know what they need to do to become, what is considered, “Fit for future”. Read more