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Toowoomba
Jul 19, 2024
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"Toowoomba Region Mayor Cr Geoff McDonald announces the 2024-25 Budget, highlighting a $200 rate increase for residents to fund infrastructure, water, waste management, and community services projects, amidst ongoing cost-of-living challenges."

Toowoomba Council Rates to Rise $200

Toowoomba residents face a $200 rate increase after the Toowoomba Regional Council handed down its 2024-25 Budget this week. What The People Say Toowoomba Region Mayor Cr Geoff McDonald said “the Council’s $703.6 million financial plan would allow it to maintain and upgrade existing facilities and services while planning for a brighter future for current and successive generations.” “We remain mindful of the cost-of-living pressures that continue to challenge families right across the Toowoomba Region,” Mr McDonald said. “That is why we’ve delivered a cautious and considered financial plan with a responsible rate rise. The general rate will rise 5% with the majority of urban residential ratepayers facing an average increase of $3.91 per week, and keeping in mind that

"Toowoomba Region Mayor Cr Geoff McDonald announces the 2024-25 Budget, highlighting a $200 rate increase for residents to fund infrastructure, water, waste management, and community services projects, amidst ongoing cost-of-living challenges."

Toowoomba Council Rates to Rise $200

Toowoomba residents face a $200 rate increase after the Toowoomba Regional Council handed down its 2024-25 Budget this week. What The People Say Toowoomba Region Mayor Cr Geoff McDonald said “the Council’s $703.6 million financial plan would allow it to maintain and upgrade existing facilities and services while planning for a brighter future for current and successive generations.” “We remain mindful of the cost-of-living pressures that continue to challenge families right across the Toowoomba Region,” Mr McDonald said. “That is why we’ve delivered a cautious and considered financial plan with a responsible rate rise. The general rate will rise 5% with the majority of urban residential ratepayers facing an average increase of $3.91 per week, and keeping in mind that