Where do my rates go?

In the May Boroondara Bulletin we showcased the major projects being funded in this year’s Budget 2019-20.

But where else are your rates spent? The table below shows for every $100 of expenditure where each $1 goes:

capital works and priority projects

environment and waste management

health, aged, community and family services

parks, gardens and sportsgrounds

library, arts and cultural services

planning and building

local laws enforcement

roads, footpaths, safety and drainage

communications and customer service

engineering and traffic

leisure, recreation and civic centres*

rates and property services

economic development

The figures include an allocation of corporate services, governance, risk management, building maintenance and public lighting across these service areas.

*Excludes operating expenditure for five externally managed recreation centres.

More information

For more information see Rates or call 9278 4444.