Financial Assistance Grant to individual local governing bodies—New South Wales 2020–21

The Australian Government has provided over $58 billion under the Financial Assistance Grant program to local government since 1974–75 (including 2020–21). This page contains information on the 2020–21 grant to New South Wales.

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New South Wales

State summary

General purpose and local road financial assistance grant

Local Government AreaFinancial Assistance Grant Entitlement for 2020–21
2020–21 Early Payment
made in 2020
Cash Payments
to be made in
2020–21
Total of the early
and cash payments
General PurposeLocal RoadsTotalGeneral PurposeLocal RoadsTotalGrant Total
Albury City Council $2,649,637 $763,117 $3,412,754 $2,398,177 $728,992 $3,127,169 $6,539,923
Armidale Regional Council $2,242,981 $1,301,862 $3,544,843 $2,106,419 $1,226,921 $3,333,340 $6,878,183
Ballina Shire Council $1,658,829 $759,012 $2,417,841 $1,528,417 $720,726 $2,249,143 $4,666,984
Balranald Shire Council $1,536,113 $708,734 $2,244,847 $1,477,127 $661,862 $2,138,989 $4,383,836
Bathurst Regional Council $2,336,182 $1,063,157 $3,399,339 $2,115,771 $1,001,938 $3,117,709 $6,517,048
Bayside Council $1,851,076 $585,700 $2,436,776 $1,881,908 $608,637 $2,490,545 $4,927,321
Bega Valley Shire Council $2,749,281 $1,037,435 $3,786,716 $2,526,936 $960,345 $3,487,281 $7,273,997
Bellingen Shire Council $1,514,318 $509,539 $2,023,857 $1,432,326 $455,581 $1,887,907 $3,911,764
Berrigan Shire Council $1,814,196 $743,916 $2,558,112 $1,695,777 $705,550 $2,401,327 $4,959,439
Blacktown City Council $6,830,176 $1,839,829 $8,670,005 $6,521,773 $1,777,112 $8,298,885 $16,968,890
Bland Shire Council $2,518,380 $1,580,710 $4,099,090 $2,372,231 $1,462,041 $3,834,272 $7,933,362
Blayney Shire Council $968,471 $448,661 $1,417,132 $917,454 $438,135 $1,355,589 $2,772,721
Blue Mountains City Council $3,957,065 $727,945 $4,685,010 $3,576,416 $668,631 $4,245,047 $8,930,057
Bogan Shire Council $1,477,300 $777,200 $2,254,500 $1,444,218 $721,015 $2,165,233 $4,419,733
Bourke Shire Council $2,260,696 $1,018,369 $3,279,065 $2,150,998 $953,661 $3,104,659 $6,383,724
Brewarrina Shire Council $1,599,254 $698,663 $2,297,917 $1,543,997 $650,175 $2,194,172 $4,492,089
Burwood Council $421,877 $138,797 $560,674 $427,916 $138,688 $566,604 $1,127,278
Byron Shire Council $1,066,590 $637,696 $1,704,286 $997,354 $604,322 $1,601,676 $3,305,962
Cabonne Shire Council $1,538,466 $1,101,962 $2,640,428 $1,452,886 $1,024,088 $2,476,974 $5,117,402
Campbelltown City Council $4,258,523 $986,990 $5,245,513 $3,927,292 $893,557 $4,820,849 $10,066,362
Canterbury-Bankstown Council $4,257,282 $1,416,146 $5,673,428 $3,926,433 $1,325,484 $5,251,917 $10,925,345
Carrathool Shire Council $2,014,634 $1,234,479 $3,249,113 $1,906,444 $1,162,225 $3,068,669 $6,317,782
Central Coast Council (NSW) $11,337,375 $2,340,581 $13,677,956 $10,246,836 $2,177,913 $12,424,749 $26,102,705
Central Darling Shire Council $2,233,338 $853,629 $3,086,967 $2,120,112 $794,817 $2,914,929 $6,001,896
Cessnock City Council $2,935,364 $930,839 $3,866,203 $2,659,447 $845,826 $3,505,273 $7,371,476
City of Canada Bay Council $1,018,778 $335,699 $1,354,477 $991,540 $323,834 $1,315,374 $2,669,851
City of Lithgow Council $1,860,815 $675,288 $2,536,103 $1,734,010 $632,386 $2,366,396 $4,902,499
City of Parramatta Council $3,792,238 $1,042,115 $4,834,353 $3,497,417 $1,009,406 $4,506,823 $9,341,176
Clarence Valley Council $4,066,958 $1,770,012 $5,836,970 $3,697,946 $1,607,454 $5,305,400 $11,142,370
Cobar Shire Council $2,215,395 $924,537 $3,139,932 $2,103,279 $859,505 $2,962,784 $6,102,716
Coffs Harbour City Council $2,807,701 $1,174,213 $3,981,914 $2,540,837 $1,124,658 $3,665,495 $7,647,409
Coolamon Shire Council $1,295,268 $655,670 $1,950,938 $1,250,661 $675,817 $1,926,478 $3,877,416
Coonamble Shire Council $1,398,967 $790,634 $2,189,601 $1,412,363 $737,138 $2,149,501 $4,339,102
Cootamundra-Gundagai Regional Council $1,962,450 $838,769 $2,801,219 $1,835,898 $780,723 $2,616,621 $5,417,840
Council of the City of Broken Hill $2,325,747 $267,575 $2,593,322 $2,231,713 $234,632 $2,466,345 $5,059,667
Council of the City of Ryde $1,367,102 $494,531 $1,861,633 $1,379,819 $483,088 $1,862,907 $3,724,540
Council of the City of Shellharbour $2,277,976 $504,153 $2,782,129 $2,059,332 $476,762 $2,536,094 $5,318,223
Council of the Municipality of Woollahra $658,985 $232,280 $891,265 $583,663 $212,687 $796,350 $1,687,615
Cowra Shire Council $1,702,699 $771,772 $2,474,471 $1,620,032 $731,241 $2,351,273 $4,825,744
Cumberland Council $2,993,730 $966,384 $3,960,114 $3,375,305 $830,312 $4,205,617 $8,165,731
Dubbo Regional Council $4,283,641 $1,754,596 $6,038,237 $3,878,982 $1,753,601 $5,632,583 $11,670,820
Dungog Shire Council $904,328 $496,224 $1,400,552 $854,193 $457,434 $1,311,627 $2,712,179
Edward River Council $2,134,455 $809,877 $2,944,332 $2,027,025 $767,611 $2,794,636 $5,738,968
Eurobodalla Shire Council $2,866,244 $885,956 $3,752,200 $2,595,784 $831,149 $3,426,933 $7,179,133
Fairfield City Council $3,840,595 $913,953 $4,754,548 $3,541,952 $849,475 $4,391,427 $9,145,975
Federation Council $2,527,200 $1,188,558 $3,715,758 $2,271,666 $1,108,791 $3,380,457 $7,096,215
Forbes Shire Council $1,849,274 $1,038,872 $2,888,146 $1,769,268 $972,035 $2,741,303 $5,629,449
Georges River Council $1,679,382 $610,481 $2,289,863 $1,657,476 $537,073 $2,194,549 $4,484,412
Gilgandra Council $1,360,501 $690,988 $2,051,489 $1,340,245 $700,567 $2,040,812 $4,092,301
Glen Innes Severn Council $1,491,983 $740,550 $2,232,533 $1,424,353 $687,039 $2,111,392 $4,343,925
Goulburn Mulwaree Council $1,807,943 $915,704 $2,723,647 $1,663,929 $881,131 $2,545,060 $5,268,707
Greater Hume Shire Council $1,734,058 $1,098,595 $2,832,653 $1,648,146 $1,050,762 $2,698,908 $5,531,561
Griffith City Council $2,082,612 $874,767 $2,957,379 $1,968,877 $824,469 $2,793,346 $5,750,725
Gunnedah Shire Council $1,576,443 $862,962 $2,439,405 $1,495,334 $797,891 $2,293,225 $4,732,630
Gwydir Shire Council $1,451,478 $988,026 $2,439,504 $1,454,689 $944,086 $2,398,775 $4,838,279
Hawkesbury City Council $1,400,056 $914,191 $2,314,247 $1,292,610 $856,596 $2,149,206 $4,463,453
Hay Shire Council $1,195,336 $432,123 $1,627,459 $1,206,431 $404,062 $1,610,493 $3,237,952
Hilltops Council $2,781,452 $1,477,828 $4,259,280 $2,631,376 $1,405,712 $4,037,088 $8,296,368
Hornsby Shire Council $1,693,763 $790,391 $2,484,154 $1,488,049 $679,655 $2,167,704 $4,651,858
Hunter's Hill Council $171,553 $78,739 $250,292 $158,345 $56,108 $214,453 $464,745
Inner West Council $2,228,279 $713,136 $2,941,415 $1,973,667 $682,746 $2,656,413 $5,597,828
Inverell Shire Council $2,097,522 $1,102,592 $3,200,114 $1,984,199 $1,027,051 $3,011,250 $6,211,364
Junee Shire Council $1,033,314 $490,752 $1,524,066 $978,008 $473,176 $1,451,184 $2,975,250
Kempsey Shire Council $2,255,972 $996,023 $3,251,995 $2,094,094 $852,777 $2,946,871 $6,198,866
Kiama Municipal Council $628,315 $252,917 $881,232 $585,387 $275,274 $860,661 $1,741,893
Ku-Ring-Gai Council $1,387,245 $595,357 $1,982,602 $1,273,386 $553,138 $1,826,524 $3,809,126
Kyogle Council $1,494,598 $878,697 $2,373,295 $1,439,596 $778,871 $2,218,467 $4,591,762
Lachlan Council $3,143,130 $1,812,652 $4,955,782 $2,959,422 $1,687,160 $4,646,582 $9,602,364
Lake Macquarie City Council $7,160,884 $1,476,053 $8,636,937 $6,472,613 $1,393,865 $7,866,478 $16,503,415
Lane Cove Municipal Council $427,577 $149,799 $577,376 $412,652 $145,192 $557,844 $1,135,220
Leeton Shire Council $1,762,719 $559,343 $2,322,062 $1,696,657 $518,772 $2,215,429 $4,537,491
Lismore City Council $2,318,975 $1,052,397 $3,371,372 $2,104,678 $965,118 $3,069,796 $6,441,168
Liverpool City Council $3,373,079 $1,212,350 $4,585,429 $3,110,864 $1,169,231 $4,280,095 $8,865,524
Liverpool Plains Shire Council $1,280,418 $735,802 $2,016,220 $1,231,397 $688,549 $1,919,946 $3,936,166
Lockhart Shire Council $1,171,368 $719,401 $1,890,769 $1,175,391 $674,826 $1,850,217 $3,740,986
Lord Howe Island Board $116,301                         -  $116,301 $108,447                      -  $108,447 $224,748
Maitland City Council $2,990,385 $733,906 $3,724,291 $2,703,625 $711,284 $3,414,909 $7,139,200
Mid-Coast Council $6,642,861 $2,855,767 $9,498,628 $6,054,502 $2,692,944 $8,747,446 $18,246,074
Mid-Western Regional Council $2,175,370 $1,307,966 $3,483,336 $2,048,881 $1,219,669 $3,268,550 $6,751,886
Moree Plains Shire Council $2,560,026 $1,544,573 $4,104,599 $2,579,807 $1,450,314 $4,030,121 $8,134,720
Mosman Municipal Council $354,203 $128,267 $482,470 $326,930 $115,037 $441,967 $924,437
Murray River Council $2,850,649 $1,606,625 $4,457,274 $2,711,387 $1,334,763 $4,046,150 $8,503,424
Murrumbidgee Council $1,527,759 $892,577 $2,420,336 $1,506,034 $798,968 $2,305,002 $4,725,338
Muswellbrook Shire Council $1,388,113 $497,371 $1,885,484 $1,298,082 $450,257 $1,748,339 $3,633,823
Nambucca Shire Council $1,475,671 $653,353 $2,129,024 $1,379,590 $612,163 $1,991,753 $4,120,777
Narrabri Shire Council $2,584,526 $1,261,237 $3,845,763 $2,477,126 $1,167,964 $3,645,090 $7,490,853
Narrandera Shire Council $1,710,584 $846,623 $2,557,207 $1,662,549 $792,636 $2,455,185 $5,012,392
Narromine Shire Council $1,558,875 $774,851 $2,333,726 $1,504,809 $720,211 $2,225,020 $4,558,746
Newcastle City Council $5,690,219 $974,183 $6,664,402 $4,971,526 $826,233 $5,797,759 $12,462,161
North Sydney Council $831,061 $260,459 $1,091,520 $738,735 $236,678 $975,413 $2,066,933
Northern Beaches Council $2,990,971 $1,169,513 $4,160,484 $2,731,900 $1,106,729 $3,838,629 $7,999,113
Oberon Council $947,005 $534,417 $1,481,422 $913,756 $455,065 $1,368,821 $2,850,243
Orange City Council $1,858,769 $637,035 $2,495,804 $1,679,526 $583,350 $2,262,876 $4,758,680
Parkes Shire Council $2,254,578 $1,114,340 $3,368,918 $2,109,655 $1,084,351 $3,194,006 $6,562,924
Penrith City Council $4,405,148 $1,289,174 $5,694,322 $4,062,574 $1,218,928 $5,281,502 $10,975,824
Port Macquarie Hastings Council $3,372,564 $1,559,258 $4,931,822 $3,052,109 $1,503,234 $4,555,343 $9,487,165
Port Stephens Council $2,881,432 $660,466 $3,541,898 $2,608,919 $622,797 $3,231,716 $6,773,614
Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council $1,937,153 $1,319,167 $3,256,320 $1,761,629 $1,246,147 $3,007,776 $6,264,096
Randwick City Council $1,664,743 $516,004 $2,180,747 $1,592,158 $489,319 $2,081,477 $4,262,224
Richmond Valley Council $1,862,577 $849,823 $2,712,400 $1,735,373 $793,811 $2,529,184 $5,241,584
Shoalhaven City Council $4,738,143 $1,810,770 $6,548,913 $4,284,171 $1,744,550 $6,028,721 $12,577,634
Silverton Village Committee Incorporated $17,279                         -  $17,279 $17,544                      -  $17,544 $34,823
Singleton Council $1,300,179 $690,872 $1,991,051 $1,208,182 $670,335 $1,878,517 $3,869,568
Snowy Monaro Regional Council $3,607,655 $1,498,307 $5,105,962 $3,339,205 $1,384,054 $4,723,259 $9,829,221
Snowy Valleys Council $2,330,544 $750,204 $3,080,748 $2,139,900 $686,721 $2,826,621 $5,907,369
Strathfield Municipal Council $482,474 $156,087 $638,561 $499,499 $154,897 $654,396 $1,292,957
Sutherland Shire Council $2,541,202 $1,081,620 $3,622,822 $2,284,223 $1,004,096 $3,288,319 $6,911,141
Tamworth Regional Council $3,311,169 $2,278,327 $5,589,496 $3,021,115 $2,130,463 $5,151,578 $10,741,074
Temora Shire Council $1,215,372 $652,814 $1,868,186 $1,187,643 $709,444 $1,897,087 $3,765,273
Tenterfield Shire Council $1,681,924 $891,376 $2,573,300 $1,636,317 $824,335 $2,460,652 $5,033,952
The Council of Camden $1,258,715 $819,727 $2,078,442 $1,160,884 $773,688 $1,934,572 $4,013,014
The Council of the City of Sydney $2,456,402 $701,945 $3,158,347 $2,698,418 $736,170 $3,434,588 $6,592,935
The Hills Shire Council $1,921,657 $1,082,836 $3,004,493 $1,802,492 $948,917 $2,751,409 $5,755,902
Tibooburra Village Committee Incorporated $40,467                         -  $40,467 $37,732                      -  $37,732 $78,199
Tweed Shire Council $4,131,884 $1,553,704 $5,685,588 $3,743,606 $1,453,124 $5,196,730 $10,882,318
Upper Hunter Shire Council $1,636,575 $1,046,713 $2,683,288 $1,557,926 $974,480 $2,532,406 $5,215,694
Upper Lachlan Shire Council $1,503,791 $1,024,618 $2,528,409 $1,446,673 $956,287 $2,402,960 $4,931,369
Uralla Shire Council $862,245 $519,862 $1,382,107 $829,716 $458,165 $1,287,881 $2,669,988
Wagga Wagga City Council $3,738,337 $1,750,573 $5,488,910 $3,387,096 $1,638,696 $5,025,792 $10,514,702
Walcha Council $758,909 $506,730 $1,265,639 $766,027 $472,434 $1,238,461 $2,504,100
Walgett Shire Council $2,386,189 $1,051,519 $3,437,708 $2,347,790 $976,101 $3,323,891 $6,761,599
Warren Shire Council $968,130 $557,718 $1,525,848 $993,788 $518,910 $1,512,698 $3,038,546
Warrumbungle Shire Council $2,468,549 $1,322,287 $3,790,836 $2,384,113 $1,231,062 $3,615,175 $7,406,011
Waverley Council $825,777 $236,931 $1,062,708 $730,658 $213,473 $944,131 $2,006,839
Weddin Shire Council $913,747 $540,572 $1,454,319 $919,580 $507,453 $1,427,033 $2,881,352
Wentworth Shire Council $2,236,513 $1,086,863 $3,323,376 $2,111,391 $1,016,825 $3,128,216 $6,451,592
Willoughby City Council $869,716 $312,037 $1,181,753 $829,141 $296,798 $1,125,939 $2,307,692
Wingecarribee Shire Council $1,701,943 $1,015,388 $2,717,331 $1,553,690 $963,654 $2,517,344 $5,234,675
Wollondilly Shire Council $1,274,576 $727,561 $2,002,137 $1,152,472 $690,781 $1,843,253 $3,845,390
Wollongong City Council $8,595,876 $1,299,572 $9,895,448 $7,769,078 $1,219,174 $8,988,252 $18,883,700
Yass Valley Council $905,686 $732,057 $1,637,743 $857,751 $683,077 $1,540,828 $3,178,571
Totals $291,681,073 $117,645,797 $409,326,870 $272,546,671 $110,149,894 $382,696,565 $792,023,435

Notes: The 2020–21 cash payment consists of the 2020–21 estimated entitlement and the adjustment created from the difference between the 2019–20 final entitlement and 2019–20 estimated entitlement.