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Annual Budget

We are pleased to present the 2023/24 budget to the Swan Hill Rural City community.

Our budget follows a busy year of projects including the completion of stage one of the Ronald Street housing development in Robinvale, the commencement of Swan Hill and Robinvale Leisure Centre upgrades, Monash Avenue footpath and road reconstructions, McCallum Street shared path works, Aerodrome upgrades, Swan Hill Town Hall external face lift and much more.

This year’s budget is committed to maintaining services through efficiency and strong financial management, while also providing a positive capital works program that we are proud of.

Our 2023/24 budget plans for a rate rise of 3.5%, and we will continue our focus of striving for efficient, high-quality services and facilities for our community, as well as delivering a superior capital works program.

This budget plans for a number of projects set to be delivered across our municipality, in partnership with the State and Federal government.

We are delighted our 2023/24 budget will include:

  • Robinvale Leisure Centre Splash Park ($0.5M)
  • Centenary Park Nature Play Precinct ($1.4M)
  • Art Gallery redevelopment ($6.6M)
  • Cultural and Tourism Hub development ($5.0M)
  • Waste management site compliance and improvements ($3.86M)
  • Empower Youth Initiative ($0.21M)
  • Swan Hill Stormwater Model & Strategy ($0.16M)
  • Street lighting upgrades ($0.11M)
  • Tower Hill Stage 16 ($1.8M)
  • Robinvale Skate Park ($0.29M)
  • Sealed Roads renewal works ($4.8M)
  • Unsealed Roads renewal works ($1.1M)
  • Renewal works to community buildings ($0.44M)
  • Footpath replacement ($0.60M
  • Data & Technology Strategy ($1.05M)
  • Continued funding for Swan Hill Riverfront Masterplan projects ($0.62M)
  • Planning, design and consultation for Karinie Street Reconstruction ($0.15M)
  • Swan Hill Showgrounds Precinct – Master Planning ($0.16M)
  • and much more.

We look forward to continuing to deliver vital services for our communities, working alongside them, during the next 12 months.

See also

Fees and Charges

Fees and Charges

Council statutory and non-statutory fees and charges.
Financial Plan

Financial Plan

The purpose of the Financial Plan (including Major Projects) is to set out Council’s objectives and recommendations for ensuring that Council’s finances remain sustainable in the long term.

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