What your rates pay for

Your rates help fund essential services which benefit the community in many ways:

Community services and events

  • child, youth and family care 
  • aged and disability services 
  • libraries 
  • community centres 
  • community grants 
  • events and festivals 
  • arts

Road maintenance and waste collection

  • drainage 
  • road and foot path maintenance 
  • waste and recycling

Parks and athletic facilities

  • parks and reserves 
  • playgrounds 
  • leisure facilities

Community, business and planning

  • governance 
  • land use and conservation planning 
  • social planning 
  • economic development 
  • renewable resources

Keeping our community safe

  • environmental health services 
  • parking issues 
  • animal management 
  • fire prevention 
  • school crossings