Manager Financial Planning and Reporting
Each year individual local governments across NSW are required to present a set of audited financial statements.
The 2020/21 annual financial statements were adopted by Council on 15 November 2021.
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The City of Sydney’s audited financial reports and the auditors reports for the financial year ending 30 June 2021 will be presented to Council at its meeting on Monday 15 November 2021.
The statements set out the financial performance, financial position and cash flows of the City of Sydney for the 2020/21 financial year. They also contain explanatory notes for the major components of income and expenditure and the financial position of assets and liabilities.
The annual financial statements comprise:
The City of Sydney 2020/21 financial statements are prepared in line with Australian accounting standards and interpretations from the Australian Accounting Standards Board, the Local Government Act 1993 and the Local Government Code of Accounting Practice and Financial Reporting.
|Total income from continuing operations||847,835||732,218|
|Total expenses from continuing operations||652,209||626,474|
|Operating result from continuing operations||195,626||105,744|
|Net operating result for the year||195,626||105,744|
|Net operating result before capital grants and contributions||50,925||19,448|
|Total current assets||587,289||590,028|
|Total current liabilities||(205,361)||(173,127)|
|Total non-current assets||12,138,190||13,930,065|
|Total non-current liabilities||(86,712)||(64,023)|
|Other financial information||2021
| Operating performance ratio
(excluding non-recurrent capital expenses)
|Operating performance ratio||(1.25%)||0.29%|
|Own source operating revenue ratio||78.58%||85.78%|
|Unrestricted current ratio||3.95:1||4.35:1|
| Unrestricted current ratio
(less external and internal restrictions)
|Debt service ratio||258.47%||319.18%|
|Rates and annual charges outstanding ratio||2.16%||2.35%|
|Cash expense cover ratio (months)||10.84||9.43|
Consultation closes at 5pm on Monday 22 November 2021.
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