2017/2018 Draft Operational Plan and Budget


Dubbo Regional Council’s draft 2017/2018 Operational Plan and Budget which sets priorities and allocates funding for Council functions for the forthcoming year is on public exhibition until 5pm Friday 2 June, 2017.

This is the first consolidated Operational Plan and Budget for Dubbo Regional Council and will set clear priorities, projects and funding commitments which are essential to continue to improve the region’s infrastructure and plan for the future.

With a projected budget expenditure of $214M, Council will continue to direct millions of dollars into community assets, projects and services while ensuring the Organisation operates efficiently and effectively to meet the needs and expectations of the community.

The draft 2017/2018 Operational Plan and Budget proposes to increase revenue from Ordinary (General) Rates by 1.5% in 2017/2018 in accordance with the rate pegging limit as determined by the Minister for Local Government.

Other annual charges are levied in accordance with the pricing structures established by the former Dubbo and Wellington councils and reflects differences in service provisions.


 Operational plan Snapshot


Community feedback on the draft 2017/2018 Operational Plan and Budget can be made until Friday 2 June 2017.

The documents are available for download from Council’s website www.dubbo.nsw.gov.au.

Hard copies will be available for inspection at the Council offices in Dubbo and Wellington, Dubbo and Wellington libraries, the Ballimore Inn, the Eumungerie, Wongarbon Post Offices, the Geurie General Store, The Burrendong Hotel in Mumbil and the Stuart Town Rural Transaction Centre.

To view the documents or make submissions online visit: https://www.dubbo.nsw.gov.au/public-exhibition/draft-operational-plan-and-budget-2017-2018


Last Edited: 04 May 2017

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