Draft 2015-16 Integrated Business Plan

Thank you for your input. Public submissions received on the draft 2016-17 Integrated Business Plan were received by Council and taken into consideration in the adoption of the 2015-16 Integrated Business Plan on 30 June 2015. For further information click here.




Thank you for your input. Public submissions received on the draft 2016-17 Integrated Business Plan were received by Council and taken into consideration in the adoption of the 2015-16 Integrated Business Plan on 30 June 2015. For further information click here.




  • Project background and information

    over 2 years ago
    The Integrated Business Plan sets out the Council’s proposed program of services, functions and projects for 2015-16. It has been developed in the context of delivering Council’s long term strategic direction as set out in the Strategic Management Plan documents.

    These documents are required by the Local Government Act 1999 and include:

    Adelaide: One City, Many Places, The City of Adelaide Strategic Plan 2012-2016
    Infrastructure and Asset Management Plans
    Corporation Plan 2012-2016

    These plans outline the Council's objectives over a four year period. They show how Council intends to achieve its vision by seeking to balance the Council’s responsibility to...

    The Integrated Business Plan sets out the Council’s proposed program of services, functions and projects for 2015-16. It has been developed in the context of delivering Council’s long term strategic direction as set out in the Strategic Management Plan documents.

    These documents are required by the Local Government Act 1999 and include:

    Adelaide: One City, Many Places, The City of Adelaide Strategic Plan 2012-2016
    Infrastructure and Asset Management Plans
    Corporation Plan 2012-2016

    These plans outline the Council's objectives over a four year period. They show how Council intends to achieve its vision by seeking to balance the Council’s responsibility to provide quality and value in local government services for ratepayers with its wider responsibilities under the City of Adelaide Act 1998 in managing the city and the Park Lands on behalf of all those who visit, work or study in the city.

    To find out more:
    Visit Council's main website for a full update on the 2015-16 Integrated Business Plan (including finalised documents).
    View the News tab below for the 2015-16 Highlights.
    Browse the Related Documents for draft documents relating to the consultation.
    View the FAQs section and/or read additional FAQ document.


  • 2015-16 Highlights

    almost 4 years ago

    • Leveraging growth from very high new development activity to relieve cost of living and overhead cost pressures, freezing the rate in the dollar at 2014-15 levels.

    • Strong commitment to a significant and sustained increase in funding for maintenance and renewal of city infrastructure providing for an additional $78 million investment over the next ten years.

    • Continued investment in environmental sustainability, through a new Greener Streets initiative, additional Climate Change Initiatives and the final construction stage of the Adelaide Park Lands Trail.

    • Engaging with Government, business and community sectors to develop partnerships that support...

    • Leveraging growth from very high new development activity to relieve cost of living and overhead cost pressures, freezing the rate in the dollar at 2014-15 levels.

    • Strong commitment to a significant and sustained increase in funding for maintenance and renewal of city infrastructure providing for an additional $78 million investment over the next ten years.

    • Continued investment in environmental sustainability, through a new Greener Streets initiative, additional Climate Change Initiatives and the final construction stage of the Adelaide Park Lands Trail.

    • Engaging with Government, business and community sectors to develop partnerships that support sustainable growth and activation.

    • Delivering community celebrations, such as Christmas in the City and Adelaide’s New Year’s Eve, that are open and inclusive and provide a safe, family friendly environment.

    • Continuing to achieve measurable gains in building a more customer-focused culture.

    • Continuing with further investment in Smart Move to improve walkability and cyclability, as well as undertaking accessibility reviews and studies to inform potential future improvements to bicycle, bus and taxi infrastructure.

    • Undertaking safety lighting projects informed by community inputs and audits.

    • Providing sponsorship/grant funding support to assist art, cultural, community and recreational groups and organisations.

    • Engaging with city businesses, State Government and other stakeholders to increase business growth and investment.

    • Creating a plan to foster the ongoing growth of the Market District in collaboration with traders, businesses, residents and key groups.

    • Continuing Council’s commitment to the delivery of the Public Art Action Plan with new commissioned artwork as well as initiatives incorporating art and light.

    • Enhancing the city experience through Connect Adelaide initiatives that provide smart and connected technology solutions.