City Budget 2017/18

The 2017/18 Budget specifically address the need to get the City out of a cycle of recurring operating deficits; see a range of legacy projects finally come to completion and finally put the City on track to strongly grow into the future.

The City is on track to move to a surplus position in 2018-2019 financial year which will be achieved despite significant rises in State Government charges.

Budget Snapshot Video

Watch a short video on the Budget here

Budget Breakfast Presentation

Review the presentation made by Mayor Shane Van Styn and CEO Ross McKim on the 2017/18 Budget at the annual Budget Breakfast Meeting held at the end of June. View the presentation here.

Key Budget Documents

City Budget Booklet We're on Track 2017/18

Adoption of the Budget

Annual Budget 2017/18

Capital Works Program 2017/18

Corporate Business Plan 2017-2021

Fees and Charges Schedule 2017/18

Long Term Financial Plan 2017-2027

Long Term Financial Plan Schedules 2017-2027

Statement of Object and Reasons 2017/18

Community Strategic Plan 2017-2027

Budget Media Releases

Mayor says City is "on track" with new Budget

Record spend on renewing ageing infrastructure

Legacy projects to be completed

Airport lowers fees and charges

Boundary and Councillor review on the cards

CBD revitalisation commitment in the new Budget

City continues Mullewa upgrades

Environmental initiatives big winner in new Budget

Footpath focus in 2017/18 Budget

Spotlight on youth in new Budget

Meru welcomes capital works in 2017/18 Budget

Geraldton rates competitive against regional cities