Volume 1 includes the Independent Auditor’s Opinion on our report and performance for the year. It is split into five sections:
Section 1: Our city
This section includes an overview of the city’s history, our population, economy, location, and our environment.
Section 2: Our leaders and strategic direction
This section outlines our Strategic Direction - our vision, our strategic outcomes, and the role Council plays, along with a summary of our Mayor, Councillors, and our Executive Team.
Section 3: Summary of our year
This section includes our response to our declared climate and ecological emergency, summaries of our performance, including some challenges and highlights of the 2021/22 performance year, an overview of our core business.
Section 4: Our performance in detail
This section describes in detail how we performed in each of our seven strategic activity areas and our Council-controlled organisations. Each activity area includes an overview of the activities from the year, and a summary of financials and performance measures.
Section 5: Our leadership and our people
This section describes the Council’s democratic and corporate governance arrangements and presents information relating to our elected members, committees, groups and business units, organisational structure and staff.