Financial reporting and subsidy applications

To receive the annual State Government subsidies all councils must complete the following forms:

  • Statement of library operations
  • Narrative statement
  • Subsidy application
  • Local priority grant application

There are different versions of some of these forms depending on your council's specific circumstances.

The table at the end of this pages lists each council and provides links to the forms to be completed.  

If you have any enquiries about the manual, application forms or the funding arrangements please contact Kathy Morrison, Grants & Subsidies Clerk Public Library Services on (02) 9273 1528 or Kate O’Grady, Consultant, Public Library Services on (02) 9273 1699.  

Financial reporting forms

To be filled out by ALL councils

To be filled out by the executive or administrative council of a regional library service, on behalf of the regional library service

To be filled out by ALL councils

Councils to fill out ONE of the Local Priority Grant forms - see the table below

  • Local priority grant (fill out in Word, print, sign, scan and email to subsidies@sl.nsw.gov.au)
  • Local priority grant - Bayside Council amalgamated in September 2016 (fill out in Word, print, sign, scan and email to subsidies@sl.nsw.gov.au)
  • Local priority grant - councils in rural and regional collaboration as outlined in the Library Act (fill out in Word, print, sign, scan and email to subsidies@sl.nsw.gov.au)
  • Local priority grant - highly isolated councils with stand-alone library services and small populations (fill out in Word, print, sign, scan and email to subsidies@sl.nsw.gov.au)

Forms by council

A-B      C-D-E      F-G-H-I-J      K-L-M      N-O-P-Q-R     S-T-U-W-Y

A-B

Council Forms
Albury Statement of library operations form A FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form
Armidale Statement of library operations form A FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form
Ballina Statement of library operations form A FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form - rural and regional collaboration
Balranald Statement of library operations form A FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application - high isolation
Bathurst Statement of library operations form A FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form
Bayside Statement of library operations form A FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application - amalgamated
Bega Valley Statement of library operations form A FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form
Bellingen Statement of library operations form A FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form - rural and regional collaboration
Berrigan Statement of library operations form A FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form
Blacktown Statement of library operations form A FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form
Bland Statement of library operations form A FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form - rural and regional collaboration
Blayney Statement of library operations form A FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form - rural and regional collaboration
Blue Mountains Statement of library operations form A FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form
Bogan Statement of library operations form A FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form - rural and regional collaboration
Bourke Statement of library operations form A FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application - high isolation
Brewarrina Statement of library operations form A FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form - rural and regional collaboration
Broken Hill Statement of library operations form A FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application - high isolation
Burwood Statement of library operations form A FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form
Byron Statement of library operations form A FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form - rural and regional collaboration

C-D-E

Council Forms
Cabonne Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form - rural and regional collaboration
Camden Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form
Campbelltown Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form
Canada Bay Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form
Canterbury-Bankstown Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form
Carrathool Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form - rural and regional collaboration

Central Coast

Statement of library operations form A

 

FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form

Cessnock

Statement of library operations form A

 

FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form

Clarence Valley

Statement of library operations form A

Statement of library operations form B

FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form - rural and regional collaboration

Cobar

Statement of library operations form A

 

FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application - high isolation

Coffs Harbour

Statement of library operations form A

 

FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form

Coolamon 

Statement of library operations form A

 

FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form - rural and regional collaboration

Coonamble 

Statement of library operations form A

 

FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form - rural and regional collaboration

Cootamundra-Gundagai

Statement of library operations form A

 

FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form - rural and regional collaboration

Cowra

Statement of library operations form A

 

FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form - rural and regional collaboration

Cumberland

Statement of library operations form A

 

FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form
Dubbo Statement of library operations form A

Statement of library operations form B

FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form - rural and regional collaboration
Dungog Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form - rural and regional collaboration
Edward River Statement of library operations form A

Statement of library operations form B

FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form - rural and regional collaboration
Eurobodalla Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form

F-G-H-I-J

Council Forms
Fairfield Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form
Federation Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form - rural and regional collaboration
Forbes Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form - rural and regional collaboration
Georges River Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form
Gilgandra Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form - rural and regional collaboration
Glen Innes Severn Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form
Goulburn Mulwaree Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form - rural and regional collaboration
Greater Hume Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form - rural and regional collaboration
Griffith Statement of library operations form A

Statement of library operations form B

FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form - rural and regional collaboration
Gunnedah Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form
Gwydir Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form - rural and regional collaboration
Hawkesbury Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form
Hay Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form - rural and regional collaboration
Hills, The Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form
Hilltops Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form
Hornsby Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form
Hunter's Hill Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form
Inner West Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form
Inverell Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form
Junee Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form - rural and regional collaboration

K-L-M

Council Forms
Kempsey Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form - rural and regional collaboration
Kiama Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form
Ku-Ring-Gai Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form
Kyogle Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form - rural and regional collaboration
Lachlan Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application - high isolation
Lake Macquarie Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form
Lane Cove Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form
Leeton Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form
Lismore Statement of library operations form A

Statement of library operations form B

FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form - rural and regional collaboration
Lithgow Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form
Liverpool Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form
Liverpool Plains Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form - rural and regional collaboration
Lockhart Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form - rural and regional collaboration
Maitland Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form
Mid-Coast Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form
Mid-Western Regional Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form
Moree Plains Statement of library operations form A

Statement of library operations form B

FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form - rural and regional collaboration
Mosman Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form
Murray River Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form - rural and regional collaboration
Murrumbidgee Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form - rural and regional collaboration
Muswellbrook Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form - rural and regional collaboration

N-O-P-Q-R

Council Forms
Nambucca Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form
Narrabri Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form - rural and regional collaboration
Narrandera Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form - rural and regional collaboration
Narromine Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form - rural and regional collaboration
Newcastle Statement of library operations form A

Statement of library operations form B

FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form - rural and regional collaboration
North Sydney Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form
Northern Beaches Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form
Oberon Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form
Orange Statement of library operations form A

Statement of library operations form B

FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form - rural and regional collaboration
Parkes Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form
Parramatta Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form
Penrith Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form
Port Macquarie-Hastings Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form - rural and regional collaboration
Port Stephens Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form - rural and regional collaboration
Queanbeyan-Palerang Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form
Randwick Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form
Richmond Valley Statement of library operations form A

Statement of library operations form B

FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form - rural and regional collaboration
Ryde Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form

S-T-U-W-Y

Council Forms
Shellharbour Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form
Shoalhaven Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form
Singleton Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form
Snowy Monaro Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form
Snowy Valleys Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form - rural and regional collaboration
Strathfield Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form
Sutherland Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form
Sydney Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form
Tamworth Statement of library operations form A

Statement of library operations form B

FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form - rural and regional collaboration
Temora Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form - rural and regional collaboration
Tenterfield Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form
Tweed Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form - rural and regional collaboration
Upper Hunter Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form - rural and regional collaboration
Upper Lachlan Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form - rural and regional collaboration
Uralla Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form - rural and regional collaboration
Wagga Wagga Statement of library operations form A

Statement of library operations form B

FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form - rural and regional collaboration
Walcha Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form - rural and regional collaboration
Walgett Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form - rural and regional collaboration
Warren Statement of library operations form A

Statement of library operations form B

FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form - rural and regional collaboration
Warrumbungle Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form - rural and regional collaboration
Waverley Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form
Weddin Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form
Wentworth Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application - high isolation
Willoughby Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form
Wingecarribee Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form
Wollondilly Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form
Wollongong Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form
Woollahra Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form
Yass Valley Statement of library operations form A   FileNarrative statement FileApplication for library subsidy FileLocal Priority Grant application form