Shoalhaven City Council has urged the Australian Government to honour its promise to restore indexation to the local government Financial Assistance Grants (FAGs) payments in the upcoming 2017-18 Federal Budget.
The funds have played an important role in helping Shoalhaven City Council provide vital services and infrastructure for the Shoalhaven community.
The untied FAGs are an important part of Council’s revenue base, allowing Council to provide and maintain local community infrastructure and services such as community halls, libraries and parks.
The Australian Government committed to restore indexation in this year’s Federal Budget and the Shoalhaven City Council and community will hold them to their promise.
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