Ratepayers Victoria Inc
October 2018 ·
RATE CAP – KEEP AN EYE ON YOUR COUNCIL FOR US.
This is the third year that a cap on council rates has been imposed by the State Government. The maximum rates are allowed to increase in 2017-18 is 2.25%.
The cap only applies to rates and not other council fees or charges. We have already seen some councils trying to get around the rate cap by introducing a new charge, e.g. City of Yarra trying to slug residents with a new cash grab of $247 to have rubbish collected….