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Council Plan and Annual Budget

At its Council meeting on Monday 8 May 2017, the City of Greater Dandenong adopted in principle the Draft Council Plan 2017-21 and the Proposed Budget 2017-18.

The Budget outlines the services and initiatives to be funded for the 2017-18 financial year. The Council Plan 2017-21 is a newly developed plan for the next four years and includes the Strategic Resource Plan.

Both documents are on public exhibition from Wednesday 10 May and residents and key stakeholders are invited to comment. Written submissions may be made and anyone wishing to speak to Council in support of their submissions should include so in their submission. These will be presented to Council including the submitters name. Submissions will be received until 5pm on Wednesday 7 June 2017 and should be addressed to:

Chief Executive Officer, City of Greater Dandenong, PO Box 200, Dandenong 3175. Alternatively you can email your submission to

Submissions will be heard at a special meeting on Thursday 15 June 2017 at 6pm and submitters will be advised accordingly. Council will then consider the adoption of the Proposed Budget 2017-18 and Draft Council Plan 2017-21 (including the Strategic Resource Plan) at its Council meeting on Monday 26 June 2017 at 7pm in the Dandenong Council Chamber.

Draft Council Plan 2017-21 

The Draft Council Plan 2017-21 has been developed to guide the current Council over the four years of its term in office, and replaces the previous Council Plan. This document describes Council’s goals and objectives and will guide service delivery, innovation and good governance over this time.

The Council Plan is reviewed annually, involving community consultation and review of the outcomes and indicators.

Download Draft Council Plan 2017-21 (PDF - 6MB)

An Annual Plan is also being developed which will outline the specific actions which Council will undertake in 2017-18 in order to achieve the objectives of this Council Plan. The Annual Plan will be tabled at the Monday 26 June Council meeting for adoption.

Proposed Budget 2017-18

The Proposed Budget 2017-18 provides details on Council’s financial position, financial management for the financial year, and incorporates the Annual Plan.

Download Proposed Budget 2017-18 (PDF - 2.5MB)

Progress indicators for each document are reported at a Council meeting every three months, in line with the financial year quarters.

You can also view these documents at one of our customer service centres or libraries.

Please contact us if you require this document in an alternative format.

Council Plan 2017-21 Budget Proposed 2017-18