What do my rates pay for?

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What your rates help make possible

Your rates create a Ballarat that is prosperous, connected and thriving.  

They allow City of Ballarat to build roads, bridges and bikeways. They support community spaces such as sporting clubs, parks, libraries, aquatic centres, and art galleries, 

They allow City of Ballarat to deliver infrastructure while maintaining its existing assets. They keep the streets clean and help lost pets find their home.  

They support everybody in our community – from newborn babies to our older residents. 

Your rates create the city we love.