A proposed 2021-22 Annual Budget (the Draft Budget) for Monash City Council has been prepared in accordance with Section 94 of the Local Government Act 2020 (the Act) and the Local Government (Planning and Reporting) Regulations 2014 (the Regulations). The Draft Budget also incorporates the major initiatives identified by the Council as priorities in the Council Plan, to be undertaken during the next financial year. This consultation process is held in conjunction with the 2021-25 Rating and Revenue Plan consultation. Submissions will be accepted until close of business on 28 May.

About the Budget

The purpose of the draft Budget is to set the expenditure and revenue targets for the next financial year. A consultation process to participate in shaping the draft budget ran during November and December 2020. A report on the results of the earlier stage of community participation is available on the Budget consultation page linked on this page.

How to provide your feedback on the draft Budget

Responses to the draft Budget must be provided by a written submission.

Submissions must be received before 5 pm on 28 May 2021.

Submissions should include your feedback on the draft Budget and your reasons for holding that view.

Submissions are not confidential and may be incorporated or summarised (including your first and last name) into the agenda and minutes of any Council or Committee meeting that considers the plan. These documents will be published and publicly available on Council websites.

Step 1. Review the Draft Budget

Step 2. Submit feedback - sign up or login first

There are two ways to make your submission.

1. Complete the submission form online below, by clicking on 'Sign Up' or Login' in the 'Join the conversation today' box below, then complete the submission form.

2. Post a submission marked 'Submission on Draft Budget 2021 - 2022' and addressed to City of Monash, PO Box 1, Glen Waverley Victoria 3150 or email: mail@monash.vic.gov.au, attention Yanthi Nilam.

Submissions must contain your name, address and contact details. Please also state if you, or a person acting on your behalf, wish to speak at the Council meeting in support of your submission. Submitters wishing to speak to their submissions will be invited to the Council committee meeting on 8 June 2021.

Submissions close at 5 pm on 28 May 2021.