Why we're consulting
In line with our Community Engagement Policy and the Local Government Act 2020, we involve the community and seek feedback to inform the building of the Draft Budget 2023-2024.
The budget is an important document as it outlines how we will deliver services and programs to our community. It covers services like managing waste, upgrading our infrastructure, community facilities and parks, operating our libraries, recreation centres, events and services to people at all stages of life.
We're asking you to share what you think the priorities should be and what you want to see in Wodonga.
What we hope to achieve
Your feedback as part of this consultation will shape the development of the Draft Budget 2023-2024.
We hope to deliver a draft budget that not only meets the needs of our community but strengthens it.
Once developed, the draft budget will be presented to the community for further feedback in May 2023.
Similar to any household budget, there are essentials and there are constraints. Unfortunately, we can’t buy everything we want but community feedback is valuable in creating change and to help shape the budget.
In 2022, community feedback saw the inclusion of the reconstruction of Schubert Crescent, the Flying Fruit Fly Circus Borderville cross-border event and footpaths around Kinchington Road to provide safe walkways for students, added to the budget and capital works plans.
Ways to have your say
This consultation is open from Monday, January 30 to Monday, March 6.
Anyone who lives, works, studies or invests in Wodonga or visits the municipality and uses the facilities, is invited to review the information provided, ask questions and provide feedback during this time.
Ways to provide feedback
- Complete the submission form below. Community groups and organisations making budget requests are encouraged to make submissions using the Community Submissions form below.
- Fill out: a survey
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Have a chat face-to-face at our upcoming budget pop-ups at locations around Wodonga
- Send in feedback to PO Box 923, Wodonga, VIC 3690
- Phone: (02) 6022 9300
Community grants review
At the council meeting in July 2022, it was resolved the Community Grants program be reviewed in line with consultation for the annual budget. You can read more about the Community Grants program and provide feedback here.