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Annual Report 2016/17

Opening date: 20 September 2017 Closing date: 11 October 2017

The Local Government Act 1989 (the Act) requires all local government authorities to prepare and submit an Annual Report to the Minister within three months of the end of each financial year. 

The Annual Report is Council’s most comprehensive report to the community describing how the Council has met its annual objectives. The central objective of the Annual Report 2016/17 is to inform the Maroondah community and stakeholders of Council’s performance during the 2016/17 financial year against the objectives and priorities outlined in the Council Plan 2013-2017 (Year 4: 2016/17).

The Report highlights the key achievements of Council over the past twelve months and also provides in accordance with the requirements of Section 131 of the Act:

  • A report of Council’s operations during the 2016/17 financial year;
  • Details of Prescribed Records and Accounts in compliance with Sections 222 and 223 of the Act;
  • Required information as specified by a range of legislation including: Freedom of Information Act 1982, Protected Disclosure Act 2012, Information Privacy Act 2000, Local Government (Best Value Principles) Act 1999, Carers Recognition Act 2012 and the Domestic Animals Act 1994;
  • Maroondah City Council’s results relative to the Victorian Local Government Indicators;
  • Maroondah City Council’s results relating to the Local Government Performance Reporting Framework;
  • Performance Statements; and
  • Financial Statements.

The Victorian Auditor-General is responsible for the audit of the financial statements and performance statement. 

The Maroondah City Council’s Annual Report for the financial year ended 30 June 2017 has been prepared and is now available. The report can be viewed below.

Hard copies of the report can also be viewed at:

  • City Offices Service Centre, Braeside Avenue, Ringwood;
  • Civic Square Service Centre, Civic Square, Croydon;
  • Realm Service Centre, Ringwood Town Square, 179 Maroondah Highway, Ringwood;

The 2016/17 Annual Report will be formally considered at a Council Meeting to be held at the City Offices on Monday 16 October 2017 commencing at 6pm.

Annual Report 2016/17

Sections of the 2016/17 Annual Report can be downloaded below.

Our Highlights

Provides reflections from the Mayor and CEO, and outlines key capital works and events highlights from 2016/17.

Annual Report – Our Highlights  (pdf, 4MB)

Our City, Our Council

Profiles the City of Maroondah, outlines our vision and details Council’s integrated planning framework. Also provides details of our Councillors, wards and the Council organisation.

Annual Report – Our City, Our Council  (pdf, 3MB)

Our Performance

Identifies 2016/17 achievements relating to Council’s eight outcome areas outlined in the Council Plan 2013-2017 (Year 4: 2016/17). Each outcome area includes information on achievements, challenges, future directions, interesting facts and statistics, as well as Council’s performance against the commitments identified in the Council Plan 2013-2017.

Annual Report – Our Performance  (pdf, 5MB)

Corporate Governance & Statutory Information

Reports on governance procedures, conflict of interest, and risk management. Also provides information statutory requirements including information on privacy, protected disclosure, Best Value reporting, the Victorian Local Government performance indicators and the Local Government Performance Reporting Framework.

Annual Report – Corporate Governance & Statutory Information  (pdf, 3MB)

Annual Financial Report

Includes detailed financial statements which fulfil Council’s reporting requirements.

Annual Report – Annual Financial Report  (pdf, 9MB)


Commonly used terms and acronyms. 

Annual Report – Glossary  (pdf, 2MB)

Full text version

Annual Report 2016/17 full text version  (docx, 2MB)

Further information

Please contact Council on 1300 88 22 33 if you require a more accessible version of Section 7 - Annual Financial Report.

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