Where do my Rate Dollars go?


In 2017-18, Council estimates it will manage an operating income of more than $57 million. Over half of this comes from rates and charges.

54%    Rates and Annual Charges

17%    Grants - Operating

15%    User Fees and Other

3%      Other Income

11%    Grants - Capital

Where does the money go?

Council provides a range of services that help members of the community enjoy a healthy, active and safe lifestyle in the Rural City of Wangaratta.

The attached illustration below shows how much each service receives out of every $100 Council spends. Council’s roads, paths and bridges receive the largest funding by far.

PDFRates Breakdown (5220 KB)

Last Updated: 03-07-2017

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