APV Valuers and Asset Management
Delivering more than just figures APV is known for the quality and high standard of its valuations, technical knowledge, depth of experience, pro-active leadership in the local government sector and customer satisfaction. APV provides the ultimately comfort over the audit process. APV has been helping local governments across Australia for more than two decades. They know the ‘must haves’ to pass audit and have enhanced their methodology and output to enable councils to fully comply with all aspects of AASB13 Fair Value and the associated new complex disclosures. Proud of their unblemished record of no audit qualifications, preferred supplier status in NSW and ISO:9001 Quality Management accreditation, their professional, specialist team of registered valuers, engineers and accountant/auditor assist you to better manage your assets through our Fair Value valuations, asset accounting and asset management services.
We understand Local Government. Capstone is the strategic search and people performance partner to Local Government. Offering entirely independent advice, our innovative framework delivers tangible results and improved organisational outcomes. At Capstone we understand Local Government and our holistic approach to people and performance has community at its heart.
DELIVERING FOR THE COMMUNITY
With an average tenure of over 20 years' experience, our Partners are trusted, highly networked, influential leaders. With a national office coverage, we have the people, the infrastructure, and the capability to support Local Government Organisations deliver exemplary services to their communities.
As people and organisational performance specialists we partner with our Local Government partners to:
- Develop their people strategy by analysing current and future organisational needs
- Implement organisational and people strategies to improve outcomes and performance
- Ensure our recommendations and solutions are in line with councils plans and adapt to changes within their communities
Our People Performance solutions include:
- Full Executive Search and Selection process
- Organisational benchmarking and design
- Competency framework benchmarking and design
- Executive Coaching and Leadership Development including Hogan assessment and 360 development frameworks
- Salary Benchmarking
- On-boarding and Succession Planning
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Synonymous with excellence in debt recovery and corporate training, CLH offers Council a solution that will achieve and exceed its debt management objectives. Collection House (“CLH”) offers Council end to end, bespoke collection services across the full receivables lifecycle.
With access to Australia’s best collections personnel, supported by a state-of-the-art technology platform and a range of in-house supplementary services, which deliver proven efficiencies and cost benefits. CLH offers Council stability and peace of mind that can only be offered by a publicly listed company with years of industry experience and long-standing partnerships with some of Australia’s biggest banks, Government bodies, and trusted brands.
We are encouraged by the consistency in values between Collection House and many of our Local Government clients. Many organisations say they put the customer at the heart of everything they do, but at Collection House, this is put into practice daily. Our dedicated staff and our way of working will enable us to drive the best outcome for Council.
CLH is committed to providing Council with quality, experience and service to ensure its requirements are delivered on time, every time. We offer an unparalleled recovery service at a competitive pricing structure that demonstrates value for money, whilst providing cost certainty.
As a genuine industry differentiator, CLH is proud to have within its subsidiary company structure its own Registered Training Organisation (RTO 31566) ‘Collective Learning’. Consultative, collaborative and creative, Collective Learning provides excellence in professional learning experiences to your people. The team at Collective Learning can offer the benefit of a combined 50 years of knowledge in leadership, behavioural and professional development learning and instructional design.
CLH is well positioned to build and maintaining a long-term, mutually beneficial partnership with Council, through its solid knowledge of the industry, proven debt collection results, demonstrated experience and exceptional customer service.
CT Management Group
For over 25 years, the CT Management Group has been one of Australia’s most trusted provider of Local Government professional services.
Their vision is to be the trusted partner in building the financial sustainability and service capacity of organisations nationally.
Their experience and expertise is in developing sector-wide programs in partnership with Councils, Local Government Associations, Government agencies and State Local Government Departments.
Through their networks they have a virtual organisation of skilled professionals who work with over 40-50 councils/ organisations across the country daily.
The CT Management Group’s core focus is on building the capacity of the organisations they work with, finding solutions for everyday challenges and positioning organisations to take advantage of long term strategic opportunities.
Their functional areas of service and product support include:
- Contract and Project Management
- Financial Services
- Service Planning
- Asset Management
- Professional Placement
Their skills and expertise seamlessly transfer to other sectors, primarily through referral and requests. The CT Management Group is able to support a wide range of industries, sectors and organisations including the Not-for-Profit, Education, Emergency Services, Community Health and Legal sectors.
They are a highly flexible, experienced and solutions based professional services business represented on over 40 Panels and with over 90 Associates available for placements or projects.
YieldHub is an online investment management platform designed especially for councils. The yield-based opportunities on YieldHub are powered by Australia’s leading term deposit intermediary, Curve Securities. Curve have been creating opportunities that elevate their clients’ performance for over 12-years. Their portfolio of services includes term deposits from over 80 banks, fixed interest securities, and of course YieldHub which comprises a rates marketplace and a portfolio management module.
Curve administers $8 Billion in deposits with over $90 Billion placed through Curve since inception. Many opportunities, close to 40%, are ‘off-rate sheet’s specials not widely available in the market. These are created thanks to the close relationships Curve has with its partner banks. They are sometimes filled within minutes but can be accessed through YieldHub. There are no fees to access YieldHub Rates as the banks pay for sourcing funds. YieldHub Portfolio is a comprehensive reporting and compliance tool that elevates Councils above the limitations of excel. Built-in approvals and compliance checks make robust management oversight of investments easy and ensure the investment policy is never breached. The highly customisable reporting and dashboards lift your monthly reports as they paint a clear picture of your portfolio status. Councils are offered this module free until 2022.
Genesis Accounting is a firm of chartered accountants that has specialised in providing GST and FBT consulting services to local government for the last 17 years. The backbone of the firm’s work is preparing advice to councils on one off transactions and preparing ATO ruling applications dealing with GST, FBT and fuel tax credit problems.
GST training days are run on request and deal with everything from new staff unfamiliar with GST to advanced topics dealing with property, grants, joint ventures and a variety of specialty topics.
insightsoftware is a leading provider of financial reporting and enterprise performance management software. We enable the Office of the CFO to connect to and make sense of their data in real time so that they can proactively drive greater financial intelligence across their organisation. insightsoftware's best-in-class, all-in-one financial and operational reporting, budgeting, and analytics solution Calumo is specifically designed to cater to the complex and evolving needs of public sector organisations.
We provide an integral tool for finance functions and the teams they serve leveraging powerful, flexible technology to increase the whole business’ productivity, visibility, accuracy, and compliance. Learn more here.
Local Government Appointments
Local Government Appointments is solely dedicated to the local government industry and has established a strong presence within local government through our offices in New South Wales, Queensland and Western Australia. Local Government Appointments has built a reputation on very successfully placing temporary and contract staff; and this attracts other quality applicants. We maintain a database of experienced and qualified people encompassing more than 30 employment streams including technical, professional, executive and field staff so are well placed to find the right staff quickly and efficiently.
For councils, we offer a range of human resources solutions from temporary, contract and trial periods to permanent placements and executive staff selection within all sections of local government; and are able to provide councils with suitable staff quickly and efficiently.
For candidates with extensive local government knowledge and experience who are seeking a change, want more flexibility in where and when you work or are considering retirement, but still want to keep active and perhaps see new parts of NSW, whilst supplementing your superannuation, or paying for that holiday; we can offer temporary assignments in a variety of locations in metropolitan and country areas.
LG Solutions provides specialist accounting, financial management advice, assistance & financial reporting software solutions specific to the Australian Local Government Industry. Since our commencement in 2004…our products and software are now in use across 200+ Councils across Australia.
Our success lies in the fact that we are not programmers – instead our backgrounds are as local government practitioners, local government auditors and local government consultants meaning we know the business of local government financial management and reporting. Our staff have a combined 150+ years of direct local government experience.
All our products are Cloud based meaning Councils can unlock the flexibility, freedom and functionality that a Cloud platform provides. We are passionate about local government and even more passionate about making sure Councils that use our products get more than just software…they access “partners in Council’s financial data”.
Morrison Low is an Australasian management consulting firm, and have offices strategically located in Auckland, Wellington and Sydney. At the heart of our business is the desire to see you succeed in yours. For over twenty years, we’ve consulted to government, local government and the financial services sector and achieved some exceptional results. Now, the industry relies on our expertise.
The benefits of working with Morrison Low:
- Get the support of a team who have worked in virtually every aspect of central, state, and local government, across Australasia and internationally. We have undertaken projects in virtually every aspect of our clients’ businesses.
- Gain strategic, practical solutions founded on a collegiate, integrated approach.
- Improve your performance through examining and aligning strategies, structures, processes, systems, and resources.
- Add value to your organisation by optimizing business management, strategy, operations and marketing.
- Get practical analysis and insight based on proven management practices, not ‘methods’.
- Together, we’ll challenge the status quo and conventions to ensure we explore innovative options to achieve a fit for purpose solution.
- Relationships are paramount. As your advisors, our relationship will be based on integrity, teamwork, and the pursuit of excellence
Nelnet International provides innovative, flexible business solutions that serve our higher education, schools (k-12), local government and healthcare institutions globally. Our suite of services includes a powerful e-commerce payment ecosystem including integrated refunds, cashiering, actively managed tuition payment plans, incidental payment processing, a comprehensive student information system, and experienced consulting. These solutions offer the ability to analyse business processes, access analytical data and unify any business.
Nelnet International is based in Melbourne, Australia and serves customers in New Zealand, Singapore, Thailand, and Abu Dhabi.
Pulse Software is an Australian SaaS company focused on developing and supporting industry-leading, out-of-the-box business process management software.
From humble beginnings in 2011, Pulse Software has grown rapidly from a niche software developer of a single product for Local Governments, to an Enterprise Software partner for government agencies and private sector customers across Australia.
The Pulse Software Platform is powerful and sophisticated, developed on the latest cloud-based technology platforms. Our software solutions allow you to automate planning, reporting and controls for your organisation in the areas of business planning, human capital management, project management, and governance, risk and compliance.
Pulse Software exists to transform your business performance with software systems that are intuitive, modular and completely integrated. The solution can help your organisation to better align people and actions to strategic plans, manage risk and compliance, and recruit, onboard, train and manage talent.
Helping big organisations perform better and smaller organisations become bigger is at the heart of what we do.
Get in contact with us today to find out how we can help.
Snap Send Solve
Snap Send Solve is Australia and New Zealand’s leading community reporting platform. We work with local councils across the country as well as major brands and utilities like Telstra, NBN, Australia Post and Sydney Water to crowdsource requests and create great customer experiences.
We help build clean, safe and productive environments by empowering local governments with tools to monitor and manage requests, engage with residents and gain insights with analysis of requests and user feedback.
Snap Send Solve is a customisable digital channel with a fast return on investment. We also have off the shelf integrations with all major CRMs including TechnologyOne, Infor and Merit.
With an active community of Australia and New Zealand’s leading councils and service providers, we’re the ready made CX stack your organisation needs.