Budget

Council Budget 2017/18

The Council Budget is an integral part of Council’s overall strategic planning framework. It endeavours to allocate the resources needed to achieve the goals and directions that have been established in the Council Plan.

The 2017/18 budget is for the year 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018 and is prepared in accordance with the Local Government Act 1989 and Local Government (Planning and Reporting) Regulations.

The budget includes the following financial statements:

  • Comprehensive Income Statement
  • Balance Sheet
  • Statement of Changes in Equity
  • Statement of Cash Flows
  • Statement of Capital Works

These statements have been prepared for the year ending 30 June 2018 in accordance with the Act and Regulations, and are consistent with the annual financial statements, which are prepared in accordance with Australian Accounting Standards.

The budget also includes information about the rates and charges to be levied, the capital works program to be undertaken, the human resources required, and other financial information Council required in order to make an informed decision about the adoption of the budget.

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