Rates, fees & charges

Rates

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.

Payment options

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.

Budget

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.

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Last updated: 07 January 2016