Council's 2019-20 Draft Budget

Consultation has concluded


The City of Casey has prepared it’s 2019/20 Draft Budget, which features a record infrastructure investment of $158.7 million to continue to deliver the projects needed for our large and growing community now and into the future.

Council adopted the draft budget for community consultation at a Council Meeting on Tuesday 7 May, along with the revised Council Plan 2017-21 and Annual Action Plan 2019/20, with residents now invited to have their say until Thursday 6 June.

Through financially responsible budgeting, Council has been able to continue its strong investment in the necessary projects and services for Casey’s large and rapidly growing community. It includes:

  • A $158.7 million Capital Works Program (CWP) to deliver much-needed infrastructure for our new and growing communities as well as renew facilities in our established suburbs.
  • A $344.8 million operating budget that provides funding to deliver 66 core services to the community including waste management and family, children, aged and disability services.
  • A rates increase of 2.5% in line with the State Government rate cap.
  • The draft budget funds the priorities aligned with our 2017-21 Council Plan and supports Council to continue to work towards delivering on our vision of creating Australia’s most liveable city.



The City of Casey has prepared it’s 2019/20 Draft Budget, which features a record infrastructure investment of $158.7 million to continue to deliver the projects needed for our large and growing community now and into the future.

Council adopted the draft budget for community consultation at a Council Meeting on Tuesday 7 May, along with the revised Council Plan 2017-21 and Annual Action Plan 2019/20, with residents now invited to have their say until Thursday 6 June.

Through financially responsible budgeting, Council has been able to continue its strong investment in the necessary projects and services for Casey’s large and rapidly growing community. It includes:

  • A $158.7 million Capital Works Program (CWP) to deliver much-needed infrastructure for our new and growing communities as well as renew facilities in our established suburbs.
  • A $344.8 million operating budget that provides funding to deliver 66 core services to the community including waste management and family, children, aged and disability services.
  • A rates increase of 2.5% in line with the State Government rate cap.
  • The draft budget funds the priorities aligned with our 2017-21 Council Plan and supports Council to continue to work towards delivering on our vision of creating Australia’s most liveable city.


  • Formal submission form

    Submissions close at 5.00 pm on Thursday 6 June 2019.

    Written submissions under Sections 125, 129 and 223 of the Act on any proposal contained in the Council Plan, 2019-2020 Budget and Strategic Resource Plan must be made to Council within 28 days of this notice.  The period for receipt of submissions will close at 5.00 pm on Thursday 6 June 2019.

    Submissions should be addressed to the Chief Executive Officer via:

    Any person who prepares

    Submissions close at 5.00 pm on Thursday 6 June 2019.

    Written submissions under Sections 125, 129 and 223 of the Act on any proposal contained in the Council Plan, 2019-2020 Budget and Strategic Resource Plan must be made to Council within 28 days of this notice.  The period for receipt of submissions will close at 5.00 pm on Thursday 6 June 2019.

    Submissions should be addressed to the Chief Executive Officer via:

    Any person who prepares a submission may also choose to speak to their submission in front of Council.  Submitters may choose to be represented by a person acting on their behalf.

    The name and suburb of all submitters will be included in the agenda and minutes of the 11 June 2019 Special Council Meeting.

    Submissions on the Council Plan, 2019-2020 Budget, Strategic Resource Plan and Long Term Financial Plan will be heard at the Council Forum on Tuesday 11 June 2019, at Bunjil Place, 2 Patrick Northeast Drive, Narre Warren commencing at 6.30 pm.

    Adoption of the Council Plan, Budget and Strategic Resource Plan will be considered during the Council Meeting on Tuesday 18 June 2019, at Bunjil Place, 2 Patrick Northeast Drive, Narre Warren commencing at 6.30 pm. Council will give public notice of its decision in accordance with Section 130(2) of the Act.


    Consultation has concluded