Planning for a Sustainable Future

Council is facing significant financial challenges in the immediate and long term if we are going to meet the community expectations on service delivery and maintain or improve major assets like roads, bridges and community facilities.

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  • Project StatusIn Progress
  • Last reviewed 25 January 2024

About the project

Currently, there is an annual shortfall of $25 million to $35 million for Council to continue to provide maintenance and services across the city and restore reserves which will enable us to respond in an emergency event. 

We will be taking a number of actions to sustain and improve operations and increase revenue and efficiencies to close the gap on income and expenses. This includes the preparation of an updated Resourcing Strategy which is on public exhibition.

If approved and endorsed, the rate variation would come into effect from 1 July 2024. 

For detailed information, please visit the Planning for a sustainable future Get Involved web page.