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Adopted Budget

Adopted Budget 2021/22

In preparing the proposed 2021/22 Budget, Council has taken in to consideration the ongoing impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, which was declared on 11 March 2020 by the World Health Organisation.

As discussed in last year’s Budget and in other documents over the past 12 months, the impact of the pandemic on Council has been profound. While Council has continued to provide the majority of its services during the various stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, the required long-term closures during 2020 and short reactive shutdowns during the first half of 2021 has resulted in a cumulative loss of approximately $20 million across the 2019/20 and 2020/21 financial years. These closures and shutdowns particularly impacted our leisure facilities, such as Karralyka, Aquanation, Aquahub, Ringwood and Dorset Golf, The Rings and Maroondah Nets that, resulted in a loss of $12.7 million. It has also meant a redirection of resources and/or funding in excess of $10 million to respond to COVID-19 in the 2019/20 and 2020/21 financial years. 

As a consequence the proposed 2021/22 Budget has been reviewed to take in to account the financial outcomes from the past two years, as well as the ongoing impacts for 2021/22. This includes a review of Council’s services, income and capital work projects, as well as a detailed review of the long term Financial Plan.

The Financial Plan links directly to the achievement of the Community Vision and the Council Plan within the Integrated Strategic Planning & Reporting framework. Under the Local Government Act 2020, Council is required to prepare the Financial Plan in accordance with its deliberative engagement practices. Over a period of six weeks, and ten sessions, a panel of 40 community members came together to deliberate on the topics of health and wellbeing; liveable communities; environment; and assets. The inputs and recommendations from this panel have informed the Financial Plan, Council Plan 2021-2025, and four-year budget and will also inform a range of Council’s future strategic work, projects and service delivery. 

The 2021/22 budget contains 36 major initiatives as identified in the Council Plan. These initiatives will contribute to the achievement of the four-year Council Plan key directions and ultimately the preferred outcome as outlined in Maroondah 2040: Our Future Together.

Adopted Budget 2021/22

Adopted Budget 2021/22  (pdf, 1MB)

Adopted Budget 2021/22  (docx, 2MB)

Previous Annual Budgets


Annual Budget 2020/21  (pdf, 1MB)

Annual Budget 2020/21  (docx, 1MB)


Annual Budget 2019/20  (pdf, 3MB)

Annual Budget 2019/20  (docx, 2MB)


Annual Budget 2018/19  (pdf, 2MB)

Annual Budget 2018/19  (docx, 1MB)

Fees and charges 2018/19  (pdf, 311KB)

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