Our Budget

Our Budget 2020 /2021

Newcastle has a long history of dealing with economic adversity, which gives us the confidence to know that as a community we can get through this together.

Our works program for the next 12 months has been increased to a record $116.3 million, with investment happening right across the city. This investment will leave a legacy that will help lift our city in this time

of global pandemic and national recession, as well as create a foundation for future economic growth that will ensure its continued rise as one of Australia’s most liveable cities.

Program highlights include:

  • $22.9 million invested in renewing and building new roads, bridges and new footpaths
  • $5.6 million to improve our parks and open spaces
  • $17 million to ensure our waste is responsibly managed including the construction of a green and food waste organics facility
  • $1.5 million to plant trees to beautify and cool down our streets
  • $8 million on our bushlands, watercourses, coastal ways and wetlands
  • $6 million on our smart city program and economic development
  • $5 million on cycleways

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Previous Delivery Programs and Operational Plans

2019 - 2020

2018 - 2019

2017 - 2018

2016 - 2017

2015 - 2016

2014 - 2015