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New South Wales

The Australian Government has provided over $64 billion under the Financial Assistance Grant program to local government since 1974–75 (including 2022–23). This page contains information on the 2022–23 grant to New South Wales.

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State summary

General purpose and local road financial assistance grant

New South Wales

Local Government Area Financial Assistance Grant Entitlement for 2022–23
2022–23 Early Payment
made in 2021-22
Cash Payments
to be made in 2022–23
Total of the early
and cash payments
General Purpose Local Roads Total General Purpose Local Roads Total Grant Total
Albury City Council $4,101,217 $1,230,424 $5,331,641 $1,373,039 $480,320 $1,853,359 $7,185,000
Armidale Regional Council $3,588,664 $1,870,678 $5,459,342 $1,371,430 $843,497 $2,214,927 $7,674,269
Ballina Shire Council $2,646,008 $1,227,740 $3,873,748 $950,715 $477,466 $1,428,181 $5,301,929
Balranald Shire Council $2,610,685 $1,126,828 $3,737,513 $976,543 $425,728 $1,402,271 $5,139,784
Bathurst Regional Council $3,627,959 $1,699,605 $5,327,564 $1,225,133 $698,724 $1,923,857 $7,251,421
Bayside Council $2,990,478 $955,857 $3,946,335 $1,225,492 $416,070 $1,641,562 $5,587,897
Bega Valley Shire Council $4,352,774 $1,789,139 $6,141,913 $1,553,776 $590,845 $2,144,621 $8,286,534
Bellingen Shire Council $2,530,792 $788,816 $3,319,608 $933,219 $318,274 $1,251,493 $4,571,101
Berrigan Shire Council $2,927,458 $1,186,448 $4,113,906 $1,099,794 $458,996 $1,558,790 $5,672,696
Blacktown City Council $10,520,603 $2,956,995 $13,477,598 $3,693,972 $1,200,642 $4,894,614 $18,372,212
Bland Shire Council $4,103,709 $2,642,903 $6,746,612 $1,483,110 $895,656 $2,378,766 $9,125,378
Blayney Shire Council $1,642,758 $721,211 $2,363,969 $587,864 $284,247 $872,111 $3,236,080
Blue Mountains City Council $6,117,895 $1,140,043 $7,257,938 $2,042,771 $417,486 $2,460,257 $9,718,195
Bogan Shire Council $2,529,927 $1,237,335 $3,767,262 $975,320 $458,880 $1,434,200 $5,201,462
Bourke Shire Council $3,870,871 $1,625,042 $5,495,913 $1,422,837 $632,669 $2,055,506 $7,551,419
Brewarrina Shire Council $2,883,973 $1,126,046 $4,010,019 $1,082,038 $407,035 $1,489,073 $5,499,092
Burwood Council $714,829 $218,678 $933,507 $281,465 $98,718 $380,183 $1,313,690
Byron Shire Council $1,756,062 $1,032,949 $2,789,011 $641,221 $392,473 $1,033,694 $3,822,705
Cabonne Shire Council $2,533,139 $1,751,422 $4,284,561 $946,031 $656,445 $1,602,476 $5,887,037
Campbelltown City Council $6,566,705 $1,588,667 $8,155,372 $2,147,964 $551,186 $2,699,150 $10,854,522
Canterbury-Bankstown Council $6,564,772 $2,233,093 $8,797,865 $2,189,170 $837,148 $3,026,318 $11,824,183
Carrathool Shire Council $3,394,927 $1,984,408 $5,379,335 $1,233,644 $749,104 $1,982,748 $7,362,083
Central Coast Council (NSW) $17,527,840 $3,748,750 $21,276,590 $5,852,675 $1,386,954 $7,239,629 $28,516,219
Central Darling Shire Council $3,829,550 $1,361,760 $5,191,310 $1,397,927 $509,361 $1,907,288 $7,098,598
Cessnock City Council $4,546,449 $1,568,281 $6,114,730 $1,525,540 $514,953 $2,040,493 $8,155,223
City of Canada Bay Council $1,607,613 $528,004 $2,135,617 $610,354 $209,317 $819,671 $2,955,288
City of Lithgow Council $3,020,627 $1,078,118 $4,098,745 $1,116,299 $407,515 $1,523,814 $5,622,559
City of Parramatta Council $5,847,674 $1,638,357 $7,486,031 $1,912,932 $652,905 $2,565,837 $10,051,868
Clarence Valley Council $6,315,536 $2,822,444 $9,137,980 $2,134,485 $1,000,884 $3,135,369 $12,273,349
Cobar Shire Council $3,660,971 $1,468,674 $5,129,645 $1,342,620 $550,580 $1,893,200 $7,022,845
Coffs Harbour City Council $4,345,117 $1,878,009 $6,223,126 $1,454,600 $737,849 $2,192,449 $8,415,575
Coolamon Shire Council $2,115,532 $1,044,033 $3,159,565 $828,726 $465,058 $1,293,784 $4,453,349
Coonamble Shire Council $2,366,942 $1,258,815 $3,625,757 $994,711 $471,083 $1,465,794 $5,091,551
Cootamundra-Gundagai Regional Council $3,154,364 $1,333,983 $4,488,347 $1,183,878 $495,548 $1,679,426 $6,167,773
Council of the City of Broken Hill $3,861,944 $420,106 $4,282,050 $1,529,355 $141,453 $1,670,808 $5,952,858
Council of the City of Ryde $2,198,430 $789,376 $2,987,806 $872,630 $316,923 $1,189,553 $4,177,359
Council of the City of Shellharbour $3,522,585 $765,209 $4,287,794 $1,176,743 $358,475 $1,535,218 $5,823,012
Council of the Municipality of Woollahra $1,033,504 $363,770 $1,397,274 $319,021 $129,805 $448,826 $1,846,100
Cowra Shire Council $2,784,111 $1,227,908 $4,012,019 $1,071,835 $473,571 $1,545,406 $5,557,425
Cumberland Council $4,584,295 $1,522,404 $6,106,699 $2,196,214 $479,453 $2,675,667 $8,782,366
Dubbo Regional Council $6,647,886 $2,798,830 $9,446,716 $2,228,480 $1,180,786 $3,409,266 $12,855,982
Dungog Shire Council $1,554,564 $794,826 $2,349,390 $539,639 $287,456 $827,095 $3,176,485
Edward River Council $3,431,418 $1,290,677 $4,722,095 $1,299,887 $499,060 $1,798,947 $6,521,042
Eurobodalla Shire Council $4,503,033 $1,405,870 $5,908,903 $1,546,706 $543,046 $2,089,752 $7,998,655
Fairfield City Council $5,922,246 $1,423,036 $7,345,282 $1,937,256 $532,144 $2,469,400 $9,814,682
Federation Council $3,985,444 $1,904,913 $5,890,357 $1,347,291 $713,157 $2,060,448 $7,950,805
Forbes Shire Council $3,007,533 $1,655,326 $4,662,859 $1,185,361 $623,101 $1,808,462 $6,471,321
Georges River Council $2,649,678 $963,872 $3,613,550 $1,033,062 $320,706 $1,353,768 $4,967,318
Gilgandra Council $2,267,203 $1,094,051 $3,361,254 $910,217 $478,533 $1,388,750 $4,750,004
Glen Innes Severn Council $2,471,562 $1,186,405 $3,657,967 $949,864 $413,137 $1,363,001 $5,020,968
Goulburn Mulwaree Council $2,889,678 $1,559,140 $4,448,818 $1,063,594 $552,938 $1,616,532 $6,065,350
Greater Hume Shire Council $2,811,041 $1,768,329 $4,579,370 $1,098,386 $686,290 $1,784,676 $6,364,046
Griffith City Council $3,398,309 $1,397,773 $4,796,082 $1,304,103 $497,625 $1,801,728 $6,597,810
Gunnedah Shire Council $2,607,814 $1,374,761 $3,982,575 $980,919 $506,088 $1,487,007 $5,469,582
Gwydir Shire Council $2,420,662 $1,561,010 $3,981,672 $1,048,759 $625,872 $1,674,631 $5,656,303
Hawkesbury City Council $2,160,155 $1,431,545 $3,591,700 $708,226 $543,549 $1,251,775 $4,843,475
Hay Shire Council $2,058,957 $689,004 $2,747,961 $855,670 $259,544 $1,115,214 $3,863,175
Hilltops Council $4,443,696 $2,392,890 $6,836,586 $1,676,821 $896,983 $2,573,804 $9,410,390
Hornsby Shire Council $2,665,004 $1,240,764 $3,905,768 $820,026 $392,017 $1,212,043 $5,117,811
Hunter's Hill Council $290,283 $117,020 $407,303 $96,495 $28,336 $124,831 $532,134
Inner West Council $3,524,925 $1,123,775 $4,648,700 $1,094,556 $435,158 $1,529,714 $6,178,414
Inverell Shire Council $3,419,815 $2,017,832 $5,437,647 $1,311,343 $576,789 $1,888,132 $7,325,779
Junee Shire Council $1,729,359 $781,359 $2,510,718 $632,060 $311,829 $943,889 $3,454,607
Kempsey Shire Council $3,644,492 $1,726,246 $5,370,738 $1,345,897 $467,679 $1,813,576 $7,184,314
Kiama Municipal Council $1,071,593 $388,205 $1,459,798 $362,694 $196,594 $559,288 $2,019,086
Ku-Ring-Gai Council $2,185,624 $959,753 $3,145,377 $740,830 $343,777 $1,084,607 $4,229,984
Kyogle Council $2,484,471 $1,396,425 $3,880,896 $980,083 $463,324 $1,443,407 $5,324,303
Lachlan Council $5,133,441 $2,891,834 $8,025,275 $1,853,942 $1,078,612 $2,932,554 $10,957,829
Lake Macquarie City Council $11,072,018 $2,330,325 $13,402,343 $3,697,649 $909,860 $4,607,509 $18,009,852
Lane Cove Municipal Council $723,946 $236,609 $960,555 $261,137 $94,194 $355,331 $1,315,886
Leeton Shire Council $2,922,748 $896,648 $3,819,396 $1,145,570 $326,518 $1,472,088 $5,291,484
Lismore City Council $3,629,273 $1,677,150 $5,306,423 $1,256,725 $605,029 $1,861,754 $7,168,177
Liverpool City Council $5,201,336 $1,960,138 $7,161,474 $1,701,520 $783,352 $2,484,872 $9,646,346
Liverpool Plains Shire Council $2,129,872 $1,170,230 $3,300,102 $823,936 $441,380 $1,265,316 $4,565,418
Lockhart Shire Council $1,923,429 $1,144,665 $3,068,094 $797,107 $432,598 $1,229,705 $4,297,799
Lord Howe Island Board $204,986 $0 $204,986 $103,008 $0 $103,008 $307,994
Maitland City Council $4,624,574 $1,191,173 $5,815,747 $1,545,212 $482,472 $2,027,684 $7,843,431
Mid-Coast Council $10,337,624 $4,589,696 $14,927,320 $3,553,097 $1,753,521 $5,306,618 $20,233,938
Mid-Western Regional Council $3,545,619 $2,069,550 $5,615,169 $1,343,888 $812,832 $2,156,720 $7,771,889
Moree Plains Shire Council $4,169,477 $2,455,967 $6,625,444 $1,710,818 $923,117 $2,633,935 $9,259,379
Mosman Municipal Council $599,340 $200,175 $799,515 $199,227 $68,642 $267,869 $1,067,384
Murray River Council $4,567,316 $2,567,941 $7,135,257 $1,726,307 $855,575 $2,581,882 $9,717,139
Murrumbidgee Council $2,534,232 $1,424,538 $3,958,770 $1,013,676 $493,613 $1,507,289 $5,466,059
Muswellbrook Shire Council $2,325,127 $789,890 $3,115,017 $823,153 $275,910 $1,099,063 $4,214,080
Nambucca Valley Council $2,484,244 $1,036,009 $3,520,253 $868,912 $391,357 $1,260,269 $4,780,522
Narrabri Shire Council $4,139,823 $2,008,196 $6,148,019 $1,585,380 $744,097 $2,329,477 $8,477,496
Narrandera Shire Council $2,776,287 $1,348,260 $4,124,547 $1,088,361 $508,727 $1,597,088 $5,721,635
Narromine Shire Council $2,525,717 $1,234,267 $3,759,984 $997,251 $459,279 $1,456,530 $5,216,514
Newcastle City Council $8,789,944 $1,624,079 $10,414,023 $2,562,121 $444,525 $3,006,646 $13,420,669
North Sydney Council $1,303,825 $409,232 $1,713,057 $401,073 $142,253 $543,326 $2,256,383
Northern Beaches Council $4,698,755 $1,832,234 $6,530,989 $1,595,089 $706,356 $2,301,445 $8,832,434
Oberon Council $1,604,014 $861,797 $2,465,811 $605,301 $264,567 $869,868 $3,335,679
Orange City Council $2,953,501 $1,023,432 $3,976,933 $1,050,278 $364,745 $1,415,023 $5,391,956
Parkes Shire Council $3,628,743 $1,773,908 $5,402,651 $1,368,118 $720,570 $2,088,688 $7,491,339
Penrith City Council $6,792,809 $2,273,967 $9,066,776 $2,221,994 $727,298 $2,949,292 $12,016,068
Port Macquarie Hastings Council $5,218,637 $2,511,574 $7,730,211 $1,747,106 $991,144 $2,738,250 $10,468,461
Port Stephens Council $4,461,301 $1,046,108 $5,507,409 $1,495,078 $405,258 $1,900,336 $7,407,745
Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council $3,007,960 $2,129,474 $5,137,434 $1,016,868 $815,230 $1,832,098 $6,969,532
Randwick City Council $2,634,416 $814,640 $3,449,056 $915,985 $304,244 $1,220,229 $4,669,285
Richmond Valley Council $3,023,922 $1,350,359 $4,374,281 $1,116,061 $491,631 $1,607,692 $5,981,973
Shoalhaven City Council $7,327,382 $2,918,290 $10,245,672 $2,448,701 $1,225,585 $3,674,286 $13,919,958
Silverton Village Committee Incorporated $27,500 $0 $27,500 $11,445 $0 $11,445 $38,945
Singleton Council $2,182,319 $1,119,871 $3,302,190 $754,785 $433,798 $1,188,583 $4,490,773
Snowy Monaro Regional Council $5,698,815 $2,311,114 $8,009,929 $2,038,917 $905,107 $2,944,024 $10,953,953
Snowy Valleys Council $3,739,856 $1,191,073 $4,930,929 $1,357,087 $429,059 $1,786,146 $6,717,075
Strathfield Municipal Council $815,197 $249,084 $1,064,281 $334,231 $102,271 $436,502 $1,500,783
Sutherland Shire Council $4,036,496 $1,704,977 $5,741,473 $1,379,064 $643,017 $2,022,081 $7,763,554
Tamworth Regional Council $5,159,154 $3,621,907 $8,781,061 $1,809,933 $1,362,901 $3,172,834 $11,953,895
Temora Shire Council $2,026,597 $1,041,388 $3,067,985 $811,148 $505,709 $1,316,857 $4,384,842
Tenterfield Shire Council $2,774,262 $1,418,578 $4,192,840 $1,116,858 $521,818 $1,638,676 $5,831,516
The Council of Camden $1,940,952 $1,388,900 $3,329,852 $706,800 $558,253 $1,265,053 $4,594,905
The Council of the City of Sydney $3,904,514 $1,107,563 $5,012,077 $1,699,171 $485,300 $2,184,471 $7,196,548
The Hills Shire Council $3,197,195 $1,816,680 $5,013,875 $1,159,998 $582,497 $1,742,495 $6,756,370
Tibooburra Village Committee Incorporated $64,485 $0 $64,485 $22,971 $0 $22,971 $87,456
Tweed Shire Council $6,400,817 $2,503,176 $8,903,993 $2,147,961 $921,395 $3,069,356 $11,973,349
Upper Hunter Shire Council $2,718,320 $1,664,757 $4,383,077 $1,027,172 $620,041 $1,647,213 $6,030,290
Upper Lachlan Shire Council $2,466,593 $1,629,346 $4,095,939 $973,724 $603,342 $1,577,066 $5,673,005
Uralla Shire Council $1,482,544 $805,598 $2,288,142 $540,063 $283,597 $823,660 $3,111,802
Wagga Wagga City Council $5,788,330 $2,748,507 $8,536,837 $1,942,411 $1,084,285 $3,026,696 $11,563,533
Walcha Council $1,343,462 $805,613 $2,149,075 $554,836 $301,452 $856,288 $3,005,363
Walgett Shire Council $3,950,826 $1,672,294 $5,623,120 $1,543,603 $622,036 $2,165,639 $7,788,759
Warren Shire Council $1,643,296 $889,077 $2,532,373 $713,666 $330,873 $1,044,539 $3,576,912
Warrumbungle Shire Council $3,994,386 $2,084,069 $6,078,455 $1,537,585 $791,633 $2,329,218 $8,407,673
Waverley Council $1,289,768 $371,856 $1,661,624 $392,800 $126,413 $519,213 $2,180,837
Weddin Shire Council $1,571,172 $861,246 $2,432,418 $652,969 $326,422 $979,391 $3,411,809
Wentworth Shire Council $3,567,839 $1,734,029 $5,301,868 $1,288,880 $325,504 $1,614,384 $6,916,252
Willoughby City Council $1,359,919 $488,672 $1,848,591 $480,217 $187,437 $667,654 $2,516,245
Wingecarribee Shire Council $2,652,024 $1,644,472 $4,296,496 $903,523 $623,836 $1,527,359 $5,823,855
Wollondilly Shire Council $1,970,950 $1,135,054 $3,106,004 $658,686 $461,018 $1,119,704 $4,225,708
Wollongong City Council $13,289,918 $2,050,670 $15,340,588 $4,437,649 $813,032 $5,250,681 $20,591,269
Yass Valley Council $1,559,670 $1,196,584 $2,756,254 $544,011 $441,702 $985,713 $3,741,967
Totals $464,778,548 $188,444,475 $653,223,023 $166,237,131 $70,406,653 $236,643,784 $889,866,807

The 2022-23 cash payment consists of the 2022-23 estimated entitlement and the adjustment created from the difference between the 2021-22 final entitlement and 2021-22 estimated entitlement.