Council raises most of its revenue from rates levied against residential and commercial properties. This revenue funds more than 400 services and functions - from water and sewerage, to roads, parks, libraries and leisure facilities. Under the Local Government Act, numerous regulatory responsibilities are devolved to Council by the Queensland Government.
The 2015-2016 Differential General Rates were adopted at the Special (Budget) Meeting on 29 June 2015.
- Structure of General Rating Categories for 2015-2016 ( PDF, 0.03 MB )
- Revenue Statement and Rates and Charges for 2015-2016 Financial Year ( PDF, 0.93 MB )
Council offers a variety of convenient payment options for rates, water billing, infringements, animal registration and other invoices (sundry debtors).
Receive your Rates and Water Usage Notices by email
Council offers you the convenience of receiving your Rates and Water Usage Notices by email. This is an opt-in service. You will need your assessment number/s to register.
Council's 2015-2016 Budget was handed down at a Special (Budget) Meeting on 29 June 2015.
Previous years' Budget documents, including Revenue Statement and Rates and Charges, can be viewed in the Publications & Reports area.
Fees and charges
Council's statutory fees and commercial charges are set each financial year.
- Fees and charges 2015-2016 apply from 1 July 2015 to 30 June 2016.