Council rates go towards the cost of maintaining our local assets and infrastructure, and delivering high-quality services for the community.
The table below shows how your rates will be spent in 2020-21.
For every $100 of expenditure, Council delivers the following services:
|Services||Amount in every $100 of expenditure|
|Capital works and priority projects||$39.83|
|Environment and waste management||$12.45|
|Health, aged community and family services||$10.09|
|Parks, gardens and sports grounds||$8.99|
|Library, arts and cultural services||$6.02|
|Planning and building||$4.98|
|Local laws enforcement||$4.62|
|Roads, footpaths, safety and drainage||$3.89|
|Communications and customer service||$3.35|
|Engineering and traffic management||$2.09|
|Rates and property services||$1.59|
|Leisure, recreation and civic centres*||$1.58|
The figure includes 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.