In 2009 the NSW Government enacted and gazetted the Local Government Amendment (Planning and Reporting) Act requiring all New South Wales councils introduce a new planning and reporting framework. This new three-tiered planning process is called Integrated Planning and Reporting, and ensures there are clear links between the long terms goals of the community and the activities of Council.
Below is a summary of the Local Government Planning and Reporting framework and the connected processes:
The components of the Integrated Planning system are available for downloading below. The Annual Report is available from the "Annual Report" tab.
Delivery Program 2013-2017.pdf (PDF) (1.84 MB)
Operational Plan 2014.pdf (PDF) (1.6 MB)
In accordance with the NSW Government's new requirements for integrated planning, Council has prepared a draft Resourcing Strategy for the next ten years.
The components of the draft Resourcing Strategy are:-
The Local Government Act, 1993, requires a Council to prepare a Management Plan during each year with respect to:
(a) the Council's activities for at least the next three (3) years; and
(b) the Council's revenue policy for the next year.
Within the resources and information available, this Management Plan endeavours to meet the requirements of the Local Government Act.