Councils provide many services that rates help to fund. Some examples are:
- Maintenance of roads and parks and gardens
- Community services for senior citizens and youth
- Town planning
- Waste depots & garbage collection
- Animal services
- Swimming pools
Rates are the way our community contributes to funding these services and many others.
Rates and Water Charges are due on the following dates each year:
- 31st August
- 30th November
- 28th February
- 31st May
Fire and Emergency Services Levy
The NSW Government has advised the indefinite deferral of the Fire and Emergency Services Levy’s introduction. For further information please visit:
Council recognises there are cases of genuine financial hardship requiring compassion and assistance in certain circumstances.
Any application for hardship must be made in writing. Please contact Council for further information.