MRCC 2024/25 budget released for comment

May 20, 2024 7:34 am in by

The Mildura Rural City Council 2024/25 Draft Budget has been released for public comment.

Total proposed budget (operational and capital expenditure) is $162.48 million, if includes a capital works program to improve and upgrade community assets of $51.20 million.

The proposed average rate rise this year is 2.75%.

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The document’s capital works program includes:

  • $18.81 million on buildings and improvements including construction of the Red Cliffs Early Years Hub and the Nichols Point Kindergarten (subject to grant funding).
  • $10.98 million on roads projects
  • $5.19 million on drainage
  • $2.90 million on parks, open spaces and streetscapes
  • $3.32 million on recreation, leisure and community facilities.

Specific projects within next year’s capital works program include:

  • Nichols Point Recreation Reserve sports facility
  • Stage 3 of the Mildura Riverfront Jaycee Park adventure playground
  • Renewal and upgrade of the Murrayville Kindergarten
  • Mildura Glass Sorting and re-processing facility
  • Replacement of the Quandong Park Oval toilets

The 2024/25 Draft Budget is now available for the community to view at

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