Major projects

Ararat Rural City Council's 2019/2020 Budget includes the single largest investment in capital works. After the budget was adopted in June 2019, the Council will invest $14.689 million funded through $6.152 million from Council operations, $5.271 million from government grants, $2.987 million from Council reserves, and $279,000 from asset sales. This level of investment is only possible through cost savings made in other areas of Council operations.

The goals of the Ararat Rural City Council Budget 2019/2020 include:

  • Funding key elements of the Council Plan 2017-2021.

  • Delivering key infrastructure projects for the community.

  • Ensuring financial sustainability by reducing costs.

  • Continued review of expenditure to identify further cost savings.

  • Continued moves towards a sustainable level of staffing.

Click on the links below to find out more about the projects the Council is currently working on.

For more information about these projects, please phone the Council on 5355 0200.