Annual Budget


Maribyrnong Council aims to deliver a responsible and balanced budget that maintains excellence in service delivery, provides a strong capital program and is responsive to the growing needs of our community.

The adopted Annual Budget 2021-22 of $174 million includes a robust capital program.

The Budget has been developed in line with Council’s Long Term Financial Strategy and the Council Plan 2021-2025 to ensure a sustainable future.


Capital Projects include:

  • $12.47 million for parks, open space and streetscapes in capital and improvement works including the planting of trees in streets, boulevards, and parks across the City
  • $9.09 million to improve Council-owned roads across the City
  • $6.65 million to build and improve footpath and cycle ways
  • $7.41 million for recreational, leisure and community facilities
  • $955,000 for off street carparks and other infrastructure
  • $1.25 million in waste management
  • $235,000 for Park Infrastructure Maintenance
  • $5.5 million in City Amenity
  • $2.7 million in Environmental Services
  • $3.3 million in Road Maintenance
  • $515,000 for drainage maintenance
  • $250,000 in Line Marking

Increase to the Pensioner Rate Rebate Scheme

  • The Pensioner Rate Rebate Scheme for all Maribyrnong pensioners eligible to participate in the State Government Pensioner Remission Scheme will increase from $198.20 to $201.30.

COVID-19 Hardship Policy

  • The COVID-19 Financial Hardship policy will be extended until 30 June 2022.