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26 Jul 2017

Brisbane City Council 2017-18 rates rise: See how your suburb fared??

 

Brisbane property owners will receive a different-looking rates bill next quarter with some residents being slugged with a 6.6 per cent increase.

On Wednesday, Lord Mayor Graham Quirk announced an average 2.4 per cent rates increase in the 2017-2018 budget.

Just three of Brisbane's 185 suburbs had the exact average rate rise of 2.4 per cent.

A 2.4 per cent increase at Herston equals $40.50 a year. In Red Hill it means an extra $47.18 a year and, for Wynnum West, 2.4 per cent means an extra $30.08 a year.

The suburbs across Brisbane that will have the highest average rates bill in 2017-2018 are:

Chandler ($2892.09)

Chelmer ($2781.60)

Hawthorne ($2712.33)

Ascot ($2676.63)

Burbank ($2535.50)

Ransome ($2478.96)

Hamilton ($2344.09)

Pallara ($2305.92)

Karawatha ($2302.55)

Gumdale ($2275.14)

SOURCE - CAN SEARCH YOUR SUBURB HERE: http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/queensland/brisbane-city-council-201718-rates-rise-see-how-your-suburb-fared-20170614-gwqxk3.html

 

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