Budget

In line with the Ministerial Announcement of 9 April 2020, Council will defer the adoption of the 2020/21 Annual Budget to 26 August 2020. To facilitate community consultation, a draft Annual Budget, Long Term Infrastructure Plan and Council Plan Annual Review will be made available for public review between 25 June and 23 July 2020. 

Council Budget 2020/21

Key dates

  • Wednesday 24 June 2020 - Council Meeting to endorse draft Annual Budget and key documents for S.223 community consultation.
  • Thursday 25 June 2020 - S.223 Community consultation period begins. 
  • Thursday 23 July - S.223 Community consultation period ends.
  • Wednesday 5 August 2020 - Special Council Meeting to hear S.223 community submissions
  • Wednesday 26 August 2020 - Final Annual Budget and key documents presented to Council for adoption. 

Council Budget 2019/20

The Council Budget(PDF, 2MB) 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 2019/20 budget is for the year 1 July 2019 to 30 June 2020 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 2020 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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