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Have Your Say - Draft Annual Budget 2022/23

Have Your Say - Draft Annual Budget 2022/23

The Draft Annual Budget 2022/23 details the resources required over the next year to fund the large range of services and programs Council provide to the community.

It also includes details of proposed capital expenditure allocations to improve and renew roads, buildings, footpaths, drainage and recreational facilities.

Ensuring Buloke communities are vibrant places to live, work and visit is a strong focus of this Budget. This extends to continued focus on improving Council’s road network. 

Key investments include:

  • $18,517M – Our Built and Natural Environment: for ongoing maintenance and upkeep of Councils assets and road network, parks, streetscapes, lakes and waste management. This includes the investing of $6M in the roads network.

  • $1.333M – Our Community Wellbeing: Implementation of the Community Vision and Council Plan, review and implementation of Volunteer Action Plan and COVID Recovery Plan;

  • $0.954M – Our Economy: working with key stakeholders to review and promote housing opportunities, implementation of key projects from Silo Art Activation fund; and

  • $1.244M – Our Council and Community Leadership: commence implementation of Business Transformation Strategy, continued implementation of the Act, develop Gender Equity Action Plan and continued active review of Financial Plan to improve long term financial management of the organisation.

View Draft Annual Budget 2022/23

  • The Draft Annual Budget 2022/23 that was adopted by Council for public submission has been altered with updated schedules for rates details and some minor formatting changes.
  • Hard copies of the Draft Budget will be made available at Council’s Customer Service Centre or by mail by calling 1300 520 520.

Submissions can be made in writing to the Chief Executive Officer by email to or to PO Box 1, Wycheproof VIC 3527 by 12 noon Wednesday 8 June 2022.

Those who make a written submission will be invited to speak to their submission at Council’s Ordinary Meeting to be held from 7.00pm on Wednesday 8 June 2022.

Council will, after consideration of all submissions, adopt its Annual Budget 2022/23 at an additional Council Meeting to be held on Wednesday 29 June 2022.

Draft Annual Budget 20222023