Coronavirus (COVID-19) updates from the Australian Government

New South Wales

Government has provided over $61 billion under the Financial Assistance Grant program to local government since 1974–75 (including 2021–22). This page contains information on the 2021–22 grant to New South Wales.

Financial Assistance Grants to New South Wales PDF: 84 KB 

State summary

General purpose and local road financial assistance grant

New South Wales

Local Government Area Financial Assistance Grant Entitlement for 2021–22
2021–22 Early Payment
made in 2021
Cash Payments
to be made in 2021–22
Total of the early
and cash payments
General Purpose Local Roads Total General Purpose Local Roads Total Grant Total
Byron Shire Council $1,066,846 $648,779 $1,715,625 $1,143,726 $669,627 $1,813,353 $3,528,978
Cabonne Shire Council $1,554,118 $1,099,425 $2,653,543 $1,649,837 $1,135,390 $2,785,227 $5,438,770
Campbelltown City Council $4,200,933 $959,292 $5,160,225 $4,276,905 $1,029,881 $5,306,786 $10,467,011
Canterbury-Bankstown Council $4,200,014 $1,422,993 $5,623,007 $4,275,646 $1,447,642 $5,723,288 $11,346,295
Carrathool Shire Council $2,039,279 $1,247,724 $3,287,003 $2,211,121 $1,286,427 $3,497,548 $6,784,551
Central Coast Council (NSW) $10,960,803 $2,338,131 $13,298,934 $11,415,909 $2,430,193 $13,846,102 $27,145,036
Central Darling Shire Council $2,267,835 $853,288 $3,121,123 $2,494,192 $882,785 $3,376,977 $6,498,100
Cessnock City Council $2,844,749 $908,049 $3,752,798 $2,961,109 $1,016,666 $3,977,775 $7,730,573
City of Canada Bay Council $1,060,627 $347,657 $1,408,284 $1,047,041 $342,288 $1,389,329 $2,797,613
City of Lithgow Council $1,854,830 $678,908 $2,533,738 $1,967,339 $698,909 $2,666,248 $5,199,986
City of Parramatta Council $3,741,106 $1,083,663 $4,824,769 $3,808,599 $1,062,094 $4,870,693 $9,695,462
Clarence Valley Council $3,955,607 $1,725,706 $5,681,313 $4,113,318 $1,829,699 $5,943,017 $11,624,330
Cobar Shire Council $2,249,829 $922,735 $3,172,564 $2,384,396 $952,094 $3,336,490 $6,509,054
Coffs Harbour City Council $2,717,874 $1,207,394 $3,925,268 $2,829,981 $1,217,452 $4,047,433 $7,972,701
Coolamon Shire Council $1,337,803 $725,534 $2,063,337 $1,377,849 $676,813 $2,054,662 $4,117,999
Coonamble Shire Council $1,510,772 $791,366 $2,302,138 $1,541,593 $816,049 $2,357,642 $4,659,780
Cootamundra-Gundagai Regional Council $1,963,818 $838,157 $2,801,975 $2,054,442 $864,778 $2,919,220 $5,721,195
Council of the City of Broken Hill $2,387,212 $251,893 $2,639,105 $2,515,290 $272,341 $2,787,631 $5,426,736
Council of the City of Ryde $1,475,960 $518,626 $1,994,586 $1,431,841 $511,727 $1,943,568 $3,938,154
Council of the City of Shellharbour $2,202,820 $511,835 $2,714,655 $2,294,265 $496,060 $2,790,325 $5,504,980
Council of the Municipality of Woollahra $624,331 $228,333 $852,664 $673,123 $235,820 $908,943 $1,761,607
Cowra Shire Council $1,732,911 $785,035 $2,517,946 $1,813,296 $796,013 $2,609,309 $5,127,255
Cumberland Council $3,610,485 $891,394 $4,501,879 $2,985,758 $986,925 $3,972,683 $8,474,562
Dubbo Regional Council $4,149,257 $1,882,605 $6,031,862 $4,329,778 $1,814,391 $6,144,169 $12,176,031
Dungog Shire Council $913,710 $491,085 $1,404,795 $1,012,490 $515,260 $1,527,750 $2,932,545
Edward River Council $2,168,262 $824,080 $2,992,342 $2,234,888 $836,704 $3,071,592 $6,063,934
Eurobodalla Shire Council $2,776,650 $892,293 $3,668,943 $2,932,832 $911,380 $3,844,212 $7,513,155
Fairfield City Council $3,788,744 $911,967 $4,700,711 $3,857,168 $922,508 $4,779,676 $9,480,387
Federation Council $2,429,948 $1,190,359 $3,620,307 $2,595,726 $1,234,893 $3,830,619 $7,450,926
Forbes Shire Council $1,892,545 $1,043,543 $2,936,088 $1,958,811 $1,073,094 $3,031,905 $5,967,993
Georges River Council $1,772,964 $576,583 $2,349,547 $1,725,739 $624,847 $2,350,586 $4,700,133
Gilgandra Council $1,433,629 $752,104 $2,185,733 $1,476,633 $709,238 $2,185,871 $4,371,604
Glen Innes Severn Council $1,523,597 $737,581 $2,261,178 $1,609,732 $769,108 $2,378,840 $4,640,018
Goulburn Mulwaree Council $1,779,866 $945,951 $2,725,817 $1,882,052 $1,010,740 $2,892,792 $5,618,609
Greater Hume Shire Council $1,762,984 $1,128,061 $2,891,045 $1,830,835 $1,146,350 $2,977,185 $5,868,230
Griffith City Council $2,106,062 $885,121 $2,991,183 $2,213,324 $906,131 $3,119,455 $6,110,638
Gunnedah Shire Council $1,599,524 $856,588 $2,456,112 $1,698,473 $891,213 $2,589,686 $5,045,798
Gwydir Shire Council $1,556,047 $1,013,538 $2,569,585 $1,576,581 $1,011,952 $2,588,533 $5,158,118
Hawkesbury City Council $1,382,675 $919,612 $2,302,287 $1,406,912 $928,024 $2,334,936 $4,637,223
Hay Shire Council $1,290,491 $433,787 $1,724,278 $1,341,002 $446,659 $1,787,661 $3,511,939
Hilltops Council $2,814,722 $1,509,123 $4,323,845 $2,894,186 $1,551,233 $4,445,419 $8,769,264
Hornsby Shire Council $1,591,732 $729,654 $2,321,386 $1,735,721 $804,347 $2,540,068 $4,861,454
Hunter's Hill Council $169,378 $60,236 $229,614 $189,062 $75,860 $264,922 $494,536
Inner West Council $2,111,186 $732,972 $2,844,158 $2,295,789 $728,507 $3,024,296 $5,868,454
Inverell Shire Council $2,122,452 $1,102,606 $3,225,058 $2,227,331 $1,308,095 $3,535,426 $6,760,484

Junee Shire Council

$1,046,152

$507,985

$1,554,137

$1,126,334

$506,530

$1,632,864

$3,187,001

Kempsey Shire Council

$2,240,004

$915,512

$3,155,516

$2,373,663

$1,119,069

$3,492,732

$6,648,248

Kiama Municipal Council

$626,175

$295,525

$921,700

$697,930

$251,661

$949,591

$1,871,291

Ku-Ring-Gai Council

$1,362,111

$593,830

$1,955,941

$1,423,500

$622,177

$2,045,677

$4,001,618

Kyogle Council

$1,539,902

$836,169

$2,376,071

$1,618,140

$905,257

$2,523,397

$4,899,468

Lachlan Council

$3,165,625

$1,811,276

$4,976,901

$3,343,418

$1,874,682

$5,218,100

$10,195,001

Lake Macquarie City Council

$6,923,604

$1,496,405

$8,420,009

$7,211,222

$1,510,674

$8,721,896

$17,141,905

Lane Cove Municipal Council

$441,404

$155,873

$597,277

$471,507

$153,386

$624,893

$1,222,170

Leeton Shire Council

$1,814,875

$556,935

$2,371,810

$1,903,590

$581,268

$2,484,858

$4,856,668

Lismore City Council

$2,251,325

$1,036,117

$3,287,442

$2,363,751

$1,087,242

$3,450,993

$6,738,435

Liverpool City Council

$3,327,619

$1,255,246

$4,582,865

$3,387,638

$1,270,694

$4,658,332

$9,241,197

Liverpool Plains Shire Council

$1,317,197

$739,202

$2,056,399

$1,387,189

$758,622

$2,145,811

$4,202,210

Lockhart Shire Council

$1,257,288

$724,470

$1,981,758

$1,252,732

$742,049

$1,994,781

$3,976,539

Lord Howe Island Board

$116,003

$0

$116,003

$133,508

$0

$133,508

$249,511

Maitland City Council

$2,892,005

$763,610

$3,655,615

$3,011,992

$772,199

$3,784,191

$7,439,806

Mid-Coast Council

$6,476,360

$2,891,051

$9,367,411

$6,732,910

$2,975,351

$9,708,261

$19,075,672

Mid-Western Regional Council

$2,191,640

$1,309,394

$3,501,034

$2,309,267

$1,341,622

$3,650,889

$7,151,923

Moree Plains Shire Council

$2,759,560

$1,557,006

$4,316,566

$2,715,587

$1,592,124

$4,307,711

$8,624,277

Mosman Municipal Council

$349,709

$123,500

$473,209

$390,351

$129,767

$520,118

$993,327

Murray River Council

$2,900,308

$1,432,955

$4,333,263

$2,974,700

$1,664,713

$4,639,413

$8,972,676

Murrumbidgee Council

$1,610,970

$857,744

$2,468,714

$1,650,549

$923,482

$2,574,031

$5,042,745

Muswellbrook Shire Council

$1,388,528

$483,380

$1,871,908

$1,514,359

$512,060

$2,026,419

$3,898,327

Nambucca Shire Council

$1,475,715

$657,197

$2,132,912

$1,617,992

$671,611

$2,289,603

$4,422,515

Narrabri Shire Council

$2,649,724

$1,253,885

$3,903,609

$2,696,273

$1,301,848

$3,998,121

$7,901,730

Narrandera Shire Council

$1,778,390

$850,946

$2,629,336

$1,808,200

$874,033

$2,682,233

$5,311,569

Narromine Shire Council

$1,609,659

$773,193

$2,382,852

$1,645,003

$800,135

$2,445,138

$4,827,990

Newcastle City Council $5,317,926 $887,015 $6,204,941 $5,724,904 $1,052,838 $6,777,742 $12,982,683
North Sydney Council $790,208 $254,089 $1,044,297 $849,183 $265,292 $1,114,475 $2,158,772
Northern Beaches Council $2,922,250 $1,188,146 $4,110,396 $3,060,306 $1,187,778 $4,248,084 $8,358,480
Oberon Council $977,424 $488,542 $1,465,966 $1,044,697 $558,675 $1,603,372 $3,069,338
Orange City Council $1,796,550 $626,264 $2,422,814 $1,923,620 $663,458 $2,587,078 $5,009,892
Parkes Shire Council $2,256,649 $1,164,121 $3,420,770 $2,363,406 $1,149,967 $3,513,373 $6,934,143
Penrith City Council $4,345,641 $1,308,598 $5,654,239 $4,424,167 $1,474,139 $5,898,306 $11,552,545
Port Macquarie Hastings Council $3,264,770 $1,613,819 $4,878,589 $3,398,906 $1,628,172 $5,027,078 $9,905,667
Port Stephens Council $2,790,700 $668,613 $3,459,313 $2,905,652 $678,158 $3,583,810 $7,043,123
Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council $1,884,374 $1,337,820 $3,222,194 $1,959,089 $1,380,469 $3,339,558 $6,561,752
Randwick City Council $1,703,094 $525,316 $2,228,410 $1,715,799 $528,105 $2,243,904 $4,472,314
Richmond Valley Council $1,856,288 $852,208 $2,708,496 $1,969,485 $875,394 $2,844,879 $5,553,375
Shoalhaven City Council $4,582,678 $1,872,888 $6,455,566 $4,772,335 $1,891,833 $6,664,168 $13,119,734
Silverton Village Committee Incorporated $18,766 $0 $18,766 $17,911 $0 $17,911 $36,677
Singleton Council $1,292,364 $719,648 $2,012,012 $1,421,348 $725,976 $2,147,324 $4,159,336
Snowy Monaro Regional Council $3,571,870 $1,485,872 $5,057,742 $3,711,647 $1,498,220 $5,209,867 $10,267,609
Snowy Valleys Council $2,289,001 $737,240 $3,026,241 $2,435,774 $772,134 $3,207,908 $6,234,149
Strathfield Municipal Council $534,302 $166,292 $700,594 $530,939 $161,473 $692,412 $1,393,006
Sutherland Shire Council $2,443,380 $1,077,962 $3,521,342 $2,628,976 $1,105,281 $3,734,257 $7,255,599
Tamworth Regional Council $3,231,617 $2,287,191 $5,518,808 $3,360,165 $2,347,965 $5,708,130 $11,226,938
Temora Shire Council $1,270,394 $761,634 $2,032,028 $1,319,926 $675,098 $1,995,024 $4,027,052
Tenterfield Shire Council $1,750,330 $884,977 $2,635,307 $1,806,881 $919,618 $2,726,499 $5,361,806
The Council of Camden $1,241,771 $830,604 $2,072,375 $1,264,145 $900,379 $2,164,524 $4,236,899
The Council of the City of Sydney $2,886,435 $790,326 $3,676,761 $2,543,016 $717,997 $3,261,013 $6,937,774
The Hills Shire Council $1,928,084 $1,018,724 $2,946,808 $2,082,338 $1,177,695 $3,260,033 $6,206,841
Tibooburra Village Committee Incorporated $40,361 $0 $40,361 $41,999 $0 $41,999 $82,360
Tweed Shire Council $4,004,449 $1,560,023 $5,564,472 $4,168,862 $1,622,728 $5,791,590 $11,356,062
Upper Hunter Shire Council $1,666,477 $1,046,168 $2,712,645 $1,770,446 $1,079,208 $2,849,654 $5,562,299
Upper Lachlan Shire Council $1,547,473 $1,026,636 $2,574,109 $1,606,496 $1,056,252 $2,662,748 $5,236,857
Uralla Shire Council $887,528 $491,870 $1,379,398 $965,583 $522,243 $1,487,826 $2,867,224
Wagga Wagga City Council $3,623,098 $1,759,247 $5,382,345 $3,769,948 $1,781,768 $5,551,716 $10,934,061
Walcha Council $819,401 $507,189 $1,326,590 $874,999 $522,253 $1,397,252 $2,723,842
Walgett Shire Council $2,511,377 $1,047,908 $3,559,285 $2,573,179 $1,084,094 $3,657,273 $7,216,558
Warren Shire Council $1,063,032 $557,084 $1,620,116 $1,070,281 $576,360 $1,646,641 $3,266,757
Warrumbungle Shire Council $2,550,230 $1,321,625 $3,871,855 $2,601,550 $1,351,034 $3,952,584 $7,824,439
Waverley Council $781,568 $229,177 $1,010,745 $840,028 $241,062 $1,081,090 $2,091,835
Weddin Shire Council $983,653 $544,784 $1,528,437 $1,023,307 $558,318 $1,581,625 $3,110,062
Wentworth Shire Council $2,258,506 $1,091,628 $3,350,134 $2,323,739 $1,124,115 $3,447,854 $6,797,988
Willoughby City Council $886,913 $318,632 $1,205,545 $885,717 $316,790 $1,202,507 $2,408,052
Wingecarribee Shire Council $1,661,946 $1,034,545 $2,696,491 $1,727,267 $1,066,058 $2,793,325 $5,489,816
Wollondilly Shire Council $1,232,773 $741,598 $1,974,371 $1,283,683 $735,819 $2,019,502 $3,993,873
Wollongong City Council $8,310,403 $1,308,863 $9,619,266 $8,655,744 $1,329,383 $9,985,127 $19,604,393
Yass Valley Council $917,524 $733,325 $1,650,849 $1,015,814 $775,702 $1,791,516 $3,442,365
Totals $291,536,853 $118,253,076 $409,789,929 $302,710,975 $122,162,439 $424,873,414 $834,663,343

Note: The 2021–22 cash payment consists of the 2021–22 estimated entitlement and the adjustment created from the difference between the 2020–21 final entitlement and 2020–21 estimated entitlement.