How are my rates spent?

You can read more about how rates are spent by reading the Mayor's Message on rates.  

Most of our Capital Works program is jointly funded by Council, State and Federal Government:

Capital Works program:

• Significant road upgrades – $3.9 million

• Maryborough Outdoor Swimming Pool – $2 million

• Carisbrook Recreation Reserve – $4.7 million

• Central Goldfields Art Gallery – $1.9 million

• Township revitalisation program – $810,000

• Council building upgrades –$369,000

• Maryborough Skate and Scooter Park – $619,000

• Transfer Station upgrade – $401,000

• Maryborough Railway Station Activation Project – $2 million

• Further implementation of Gordon Gardens Masterplan - $82,000

• New pathways – $400,000

• New bike racks – $5,000


New initiatives for 2021-2022 include:

• New Council Plan and Community Vision

• Community Health and Wellbeing Plan

• Reconciliation Action Plan

• Heritage Overlay Review

• Climate Adaptation Plan

• Asset Condition Assessment

• Railway Station Activation Plan

• Asset Management Plans

• Aerodrome Business Plan