Financial and planning documents

This page presents a selection of Council's financial and planning documents.

Annual Reports

Annual reports of Cairns Regional Council can be viewed on the Annual Reports page.

Operational Plans

Council's Operational Plans are produced on a financial year basis and contain the annual budget and capital works program.  Operational Plan content is based on direction provided by the Corporate Plan.  Relevant documents can be viewed on the Operational Plans page.

Budgets - previous years

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2016-17 Budget community financial report (395.2 KB)
The Community Financial Report contains budgeted financial statements, estimated costs of commercial business units, long-term financial forecast and Code of Competitive Conduct Statement for 2016-17.

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2017-18 Budget Financial Statements and Community Financial Report (363.6 KB)
2017-18 Budget Financial Statements and Community Financial Report, including estimated costs of commercial business units, long term financial forecast and Code of Competitive Conduct Statement.

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2018-19 Budget Financial Statements and Community Financial Report (1.0 MB)
2018-19 Budget Financial Statements and Community Financial Report, including estimated costs of commercial business units, long term financial forecast, Code of Competitive Conduct Statement, revenue policy and revenue statement.

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2019-20 Budget Financial Statements and Community Financial Report (918.4 KB)
2019-20 Budget Financial Statements and Community Financial Report, including estimated costs of commercial business units, long term financial forecast, Code of Competitive Conduct Statement, Revenue Policy and Revenue Statement.

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2019-20 Budget snapshot (856.8 KB)
Summary and highlights of Cairns Regional Council's 2019-2020 Budget.

Corporate Plan

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Corporate Plan 2017-2022 (1.5 MB)
Council's Corporate Plan 2017-2022 provides direction for Council to achieve a sustainable future for the region.

Policies - financial and planning

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Community Engagement General Policy (48.0 KB)
The intent of this policy is to broadly define Council’s approach to the engagement of our community. It has application across the full range of policy, program and service issues encountered by local government.

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Community Grant General Policy (326.9 KB)
This policy guides delivery of Council’s Community Grant Program which provides assistance to community based groups and organisations that enrich the diversity of cultural, social, sport and economic development opportunities available to the residents and businesses located in the Cairns region.

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Debt General Policy (170.3 KB)
To provide Council with a debt management strategy based on sound financial management guidelines.

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Investment General Policy (49.3 KB)
To outline Cairns Regional Council’s investment policy and guidelines regarding the investment of cash holdings with an objective of maximising earnings whilst minimising risk to ensure the security of Council funds.

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Procurement General Policy (339.9 KB)
This document sets out Cairns Regional Council’s policy for the acquisition of goods and services and adherence to the “sound contracting principles” as stipulated in the Local Government Act 2009

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Revenue General Policy (393.8 KB)
Principles used by Council for levying rates and charges; granting concessions for rates and charges; recovering overdue rates and charges; establishing cost-recovery methods (fees); and infrastructure charges for new development.

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Last updated: 14 July 2020