Rates, fees & charges
At the Special (Budget) Meeting held on 23 July 2012, Council adopted Differential General Rates for 2012-13.
- Structure of General Rating Categories For 2012/13 - ( PDF, 0.02 MB )
- Revenue Statement and Rates and Charges for 2012/13 Financial Year - ( PDF, 1.02 MB )
Previous years' Budget documents, including Revenue Statement and Rates and Charges, can be viewed in the Publications & Reports area.
Revenue and services
Council raises the majority of its revenues from rates levied against residential and commercial properties, and spends those resources on delivering more than 200 quality services, facilities and infrastructure.
Some of the primary services include waste management, recycling, water supply, road construction and maintenance, parks and gardens, swimming pools, libraries, town and strategic planning, environmental management and sport and recreation facilities. Under the governing Local Government Act, numerous regulatory responsibilities are devolved to Council by the Queensland Government.
Council's 2012-2013 Budget was handed down at a Special (Budget) Meeting on Monday 23 July 2012. With a focus on economic growth, the 2012-13 Budget will act as a foundation stone for the next four years.
You can view current and previous Budget documents in the Publications & Reports area.
Fees and charges
- Fees & charges 2012-13 take effect 1 July 2012.
Council offers a variety of payment options for rates, water billing, infringements, animal registration and sundry debtors.