19-15 End of Year Financial Reporting 2018-19

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PDF Version: Council Circular 19-15 – PDF

What’s new or changing

  • End of year financial reporting information has been updated for 2018-19.

What this will mean for your council

  • Councils need to review the attached end of year financial reporting information and apply it when completing the Financial Statements and Financial Data Return (FDR).

Key points

  • Annexure 1 provides information to assist councils prepare 2018-19 Financial Statements.
  • Annexure 2 provides information to assist joint organisations (JO) prepare 2018-19 Financial Statements.
  • The Financial Data Return (FDR) was emailed to councils on 5 July 2019.
  • The Financial Statements and FDR are to be sent electronically to OLG by 31 October 2019. Detailed instructions on how and where to email these are included in the Annexures.
  • GST certificates should be emailed to (see Circular 11-23).

Where to go for further information

Melissa Gibbs

Acting Deputy Secretary, Local Government, Planning and Policy