Delivering for our community in 2023/24

The AlburyCity 2023/24 Budget details the new initiatives and projects that will help progress the actions within the Four-Year Delivery Program, and work towards our community's vision and values as highlighted in the 'Towards Albury 2050' Community Strategic Plan.

Council is pleased to present our draft budget which includes the one year operational plan, four-year delivery plan and long term financial plan.

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Delivering in alignment with our community's priorities

We're working in partnership to deliver on our community's vision:

'A nationally significant regional city that is vibrant, diverse, innovative and connected, and inspired by its culture, environment and location on the Murray River'

The Albury Community Strategic Plan is called Towards Albury 2050. Towards Albury 2050 provides a long-term approach and plan for the future of the community.

Towards Albury 2050 is structured under four strategic directions or themes -

  • A Growing Sustainable Economy
  • An Enhanced Natural Environment
  • A Caring Community and
  • A Leading Community

Explore the Towards Albury 2050 themes

What we're delivering in 2023/24

Delivering a proposed $63.4 million in new Capital Initiatives

… to continue being a regional leader, provide essential services and infrastructure, community experiences and resilience to support our growing community.

View our CEO Presentation to see how we're delivering for our community.

  • $6.35 million Lauren Jackson Sports Centre - Major Upgrade (Stage 1)
  • $2 million Alexandra Park Master Plan - Sports Field (Ian Barker) Reconstruction
  • $1,100,000 Building - Melrose Park Sports Pavilion - Construction
  • $1,000,000 Fredericks Park Master Plan Detailed Design and Stage 1 Construction
  • $1,000,000 Sarvaas Park Building Upgrade (Construction)
  • $800,000 Hovell Tree Park - Public Toilet Replacement

Plus more...

Delivering a proposed $10.4 million in Water and Wastewater projects including:

  • $1,600,000 Annual Water Main Replacement/Renewal Program
  • $1,500,000 Annual Sewer Rehabilitation Program
  • $1,000,000 Interim Capacity Upgrades of Waterview and Kremur St Waste Water Treatment Plants
  • $800,000 Thurgoona/Wirlinga Sewer Upgrades and Growth Support
  • $750,000 Murray River Experience - Wonga Wetlands Visitor Education and Experience Centre
  • $650,000 Thurgoona North Sewerage Infrastructure - Kerr Rd Connection.

Plus more...

Delivering a proposed $10.8 million in Road, Bridge and Footpath projects including:

  • $3M in Road and Drain Rehabilitation works
  • $2.2M to upgrade Mudge Street (Centaur to Tip Road)
  • $750k to reconstruct Hawkesview Road
  • $750k to reconstruct Perryman Lane
  • $600k in Footpath/Bikepath Construction Projects
  • $500k in Footpath/Bikepath/Cycleways improvement under the Active Transport Program

Plus more...

Delivering a proposed $6.7 million in Environmental Protection projects including:

  • $3 million Albury Waste Management Centre - Material Recovery Facility for Construction and Demolition Material
  • $1.65 million Albury Waste Management Centre - Northern Valley Cell 3 Construction
  • $750,000 Lighting - Bulk Lamp Replacement
  • $200,000 Energy Savings - Solar Shade on Multi-Storey Car Parks
  • $160,000 Albury Waste Management Centre - Leachate Upgrades Northern Valley - Construction
  • $124,000 Albury Waste Management Centre - Concrete Crushing Unit

Plus more...

Delivering a proposed $3.5 million in Building Upgrades including:

  • $1,400,000 Administration Building Upgrade Program
  • $500,000 Albury Animal Care Centre
  • $330,000 Education Hub and Emergency Pens (Animal Care Centre)
  • $250,000 Wodonga Place Depot - Portable Buildings and Demolition
  • $200,000 Building - Emergency Management Centre Stage Two
  • $150,000 Building - Public Toilet Strategy Priorities

Plus more...

Delivering a proposed $3.4 million in upgrades to Albury Airport including:

  • $2.2 million Albury Airport - Extension of Taxiway C Stage 2 (Turning Node)
  • $500,000 Albury Airport - General Aviation Development (Western Precinct)
  • $360,000 Albury Airport - Northern Apron Resurfacing (Construction)
  • $350,000 Albury Airport - Reshape and Strengthen Taxiway Bravo

Delivering a proposed $3.2 million in Arts & History projects including:

  • $1 million Albury Entertainment Centre - Convention Wing Expansion
  • $429,010 Thurgoona Museum Collection Store Expansion - Refurbishment
  • $300,000 Cultural precinct masterplan implementation feasibility study
  • $250,000 Pumphouse Creative Enterprise
  • $250,000 Wonga Wetlands Visitor and Education Centre Visitor Display
  • $239,000 Riverside Precinct Public Artwork

Plus more...

Delivering $2.7 million in Flood Prevention & Drainage Projects including:

  • $1.5 million Drainage – Lavington Drain East Branch (Boronia Street to Railway Line)
  • $400,000 Drainage - Retarding Basin Rehabilitation (Rear 24 Lexington Place)
  • $275,000 Drainage - Reconstruction Holmwood Cross Drain (Elm St to Albury TAFE)
  • $250,000 Flood - South Albury Levee - Australia Park
  • $100,000 Flood - ThurgoonaWirlinga Drainage Strategy
  • $100,000 Flood prevention measures

Plus more...

We welcome your feedback on the DRAFT Budget 2023/24. Submissions will be received until 5:00 pm Friday 26 May and can be submitted via the form above or addressed to:

Strategy and Performance, PO Box 323 Albury NSW 2640 or

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