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2023 NSW Budget: NCOSS online learning session

June 13 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

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2022 NSW Budget learning session 

Video recording of NCOSS 2022 NSW Budget online session

NCOSS NSW Budget pdf presentation-Evaluate, June 2022

2023 NSW Budget learning session*

The NSW Budget is the most important annual political, economic and social document in the state. It is the mechanism by which the NSW government appropriates or raises funds for statewide community services and programs.

Scrutinising and advocating for appropriate budgets are an important part of NCOSS' work.

Join us as Catherine McGovern (Principal, Evaluate Consulting) gives a primer as well as refresher on the NSW Budget process.

Tuesday 13 June 2023 
9:30 am - 11:00 am (online)

*Date will be reconfirmed, subject to NSW Budget release date.

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    • NSW Budget process
    • New government priorities
    • What’s in a Budget?
    • How to approach a Budget: PREPARING WELL
    • The Budget – source of information
    • Structure of the Budget papers
    • Reading Budget Papers
    • Pitfalls
    • How to check your information

Who should attend

NSW not-for-profit peak body/sector leaders and workers, and relevant stakeholders who work with and across the NSW social services sector.

  • Staff who would like an introduction or refresher to the NSW Budget and abovementioned topics.
  • Sector ‘experts’ who would like to contribute knowledge, questions and ‘tips’.

Catherine McGovern (learning facilitator)

Catherine has worked in and with government as a consultant, adviser and government relations specialist for nearly 30 years. She was an adviser in the Howard Government in the industry, science and resources portfolio, a wide-ranging portfolio where she was responsible for policy development in a variety of industry sectors.

Catherine is a board member of Marriott Support Services and a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. She is a past board member of Melbourne City Mission and Victoria Legal Aid. Catherine holds Bachelors degrees in economics and theology, and is currently completing a Master of Theology at the University of Divinity.

Register now.

Please fill out the simple RSVP form below. You will receive the online meeting link shortly afterwards.

Queries about this session to: (ATTN: Training)


June 13
9:30 am - 11:00 am

2023 NSW Budget-NCOSS online learning session

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