General rating information

Aerial view of suburban houses

Why do I need to pay rates on my property?

Rates are the main source of income for Bundaberg Regional Council.

They fund essential services and facilities including:

  • Road works
  • Maintaining foreshores and public open spaces
  • Waste collection
  • Supply and treatment of water and sewerage
  • Cultural, Community & Library facilities

What are my rates paying for?

Council is the only level of government that invests every dollar collected from the local community back in to the local community.

2019 Budget infographic summary

View 2019-2020 Budget Document

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