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Annual budget

The annual budget details how your rates will be spent to maintain and deliver our facilities and services.

2022-23 Draft Annual Budget

Our draft budget details how rates will be spent to maintain and deliver Council services and facilities in the 2022-23 financial year.

The draft budget:

  • includes a $183 million investment into services and facilities
  • was developed by incorporating feedback from the community
  • aims to balance the needs and priorities of our residents, businesses and community organisations following the pandemic. 

Rates will increase by an average of 1.75 per cent, in line with the State Government's Fair Go Rates System.

The final budget is expected to be adopted at a Council Meeting on Monday 27 June 2022.


Priorities of the 2022-23 Draft Annual Budget include:

  • funding for physical and mental health 
  • support for local businesses
  • working towards zero emissions by 2040, to protect and preserve Knox, both now and for future generations
  • reducing food waste going to landfill
  • honouring and integrating First Nations culture through the implementation of of the Knox Reconciliation Plan
  • boosts for local construction and employment opportunities
  • spaces for residents to connect 
  • new footpaths and cycling paths.

Have your say

Your feedback on the draft budget is welcome.

Review the draft budget and leave your feedback online before 5:00 pm on Sunday 29 May 2022.

You can also give your feedback at a public submissions hearing on Thursday 16 June 2022.

Have your say on the draft budget

Previous annual budgets

Download and view our previous annual budgets below.

See our 2021-2022 Annual Budget

See our 2020-2021 Annual Budget

Need help?

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Or call our Customer Service team on 9298 8000.

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