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What your rates pay for

Roadworks and maintenance

  • tree maintenance including cleanup during storms
  • local road and footpath maintenance and development
  • drainage maintenance
  • traffic control

Parks and facilities

  • parks reserves and playgrounds
  • sporting grounds and facilities
  • indoor facilities such as leisure centres, swimming pools and halls
  • local attractions such as Bunjil Place, Myuna Farm, Old Cheese factory and Wilson Botanic park

Community services

  • aged services such as home help, meals on wheels and funding for senior citizens clubs
  • youth centres and counselling services
  • family services such as family day care and kindergartens

Building and waste services

  • planning and controlling appropriate development and land uses
  • building controls
  • waste collection (rubbish, recycling, hard waste and green waste)

Ensuring a safe community

  • animal management
  • dumping issues, parking issues and noise problems
  • health services such as immunisations and food testing
  • disaster control and reinstatement

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