Gladstone Regional Council's 2016-17 Budget was handed down at a Special Meeting on Tuesday, July 5, 2016 at 9am. It is the first Budget for this Council's electoral term.
The budget delivers a reduction in operational expenditure and no new borrowings over the next 10 years. It also delivers a 0.72% decrease on the average general rate (although individual rate charges will vary due to fluctuations in land valuations).
Budget documents and media releases can be viewed below:
Budget at a Glance
From the Mayor
Direcorate and Division Overviews
A snapshot and overview of each Directorate's budget
The following stories provide information about key initiatives and projects allocated in the 2016-17 budget
Council positions major regional youth festival on the horizon
GECC shows and programs to be specifically tailored to community
Gravel resurfacing program to continue for region's rural roads
Harvey Road to receive much needed upgrade in Budget 2016-17
New treatment plant to improve Miriam Vale water quality
Proposed pumptrack concept to service Gladstone Region youth
Wild Cattle Creek erosion control to receive crucial funding
Yarwun Recreation Grounds to receive new playground and shade