Council

Your rates at work

Rates are used to pay for services such as garbage collection, lighting, parks, libraries, roads, emergency services, community care and more.

Rates are used by Council to pay for local services including garbage collection, street lighting, street cleaning, parks, libraries, local roads, footpaths, drains, emergency services, home and community care services.

For every $100 you spend on rates, you are helping fund your local community:

  • Capital Works $28.22
  • Libraries $3.08
  • Building & Asset Maintenance $5.45
  • Planning & Development $7.56
  • Parks & Gardens $8.15
  • Road Maintenance $3.12
  • Waste Management $9.37
  • Family Services $6.31
  • Aged Services $8.40
  • Culture & Leisure $8.87
  • Environment & Amenity $11.47
Rates video
Some helpful information about rates.