Other Council charges explained

Community and wellbeing & environment charge

Pursuant to s103 of the Local Government Regulation 2012, Council introduced a separate charge amounting to $100 per assessment for the purpose of funding initiatives that ensure public safety, enhance natural areas and promote community wellbeing.  For the 2021/2022 financial year, the separate charge will contribute to the following services and projects:

  • State Emergency Services
  • Rural Fire Brigades
  • Surf Life Saving
  • Disaster management
  • Illegal dumping and vector control
  • Public space CCTV
  • Lifeflight
  • Royal Flying Doctor Service
  • Rubbish removal from waterways
  • Water safety and boating
  • Washpool Creek naturalisation
  • Salter Oval lighting upgrade
  • Moore Park Beach masterplan
  • Apple Tree Creek community park upgrade
  • Woodgate Hall upgrade
  • New dog off-leash parks
  • Additional shade structures throughout the region
  • Nielson Park disability beach access

More information on Council charges can be found in the revenue statement contained in our budget document.

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