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Budget 2022-23 and Financial Plan 2022-23 to 2031-2032

The Mitchell Shire Council Budget 2022-23 and Financial Plan 2022-23 to 2031-32 presents our financial plan for the next 10 years.

It includes budget reports, budget analysis, long-term strategies, fees and charges schedule, rating information and our planned capital works program.

All Victorian Councils are required to prepare a Budget and Financial Plan annually, and a Revenue and Rating Plan every four years.

Budget 2022-23

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Financial Plan 2022-23 to 2031-32

The accompanying Financial Plan outlines the financial and human resources that are needed to deliver on the Council Plan actions and to provide services and infrastructure for the community. It includes assumptions, financial indicators, non-financial resources (human resources and infrastructure), reserves, and our projected financial statements.

2022 23 Capital Works Illustration May 2022
A snapshot of spending across different categories in the 2022-23 capital works budget (new projects).

As part of the 2021-22 budget we'll invest:

  • waste management $6.20 million
  • roads and bridges: $16.94 million
  • recreation, leisure and community facilities: $1.21 million
  • information technology $1.84 million
  • footpaths and cycleways: $1.48 million
  • buildings: $12.21 million ($10.20 million proposed grant funded)
  • parks, open space and streetscapes: $3.31 million
  • strategic land acquisition $17.35M
  • library book renewal $200,000
2022 23 Budget 100 Diagram
These are the capital works and daily services delivered for every $100 spent.

Revenue and Rating Plan 2021-22 to 2024-25

The Revenue and Rating Plan provides:

  • a clear explanation of decisions made by Council in implementing revenue and rating practices
  • information on the rating framework employed by Council and justification for the basis of the framework, including the rationale and objective behind pricing decisions
  • references to relevant policies, such as community fees and charges, financial hardship, debt recovery, and service provision
  • consideration of the factors such as dates, accountability, engagement and implications.

Past budgets and plans

Review our annual budgets, strategic resource plans and fees and charges from previous years.

Reports and plans

Both the Budget and Financial Plan documents relate to the Council Plan and are reported on in the Annual Report.

This page was last updated on 17 November 2022.