Bendigo council wants to raise rates on idle land to ease housing squeeze

Tom O'Callaghan
By Tom O'Callaghan
Updated April 19 2021 - 8:29am, first published 8:00am
COUNCIL'S PLAN: Mayor Jen Alden presents the 2021/22 draft budget to journalists prior to Monday night's council meeting. Picture: DARREN HOWE

PEOPLE with vacant land could be slugged double what a normal ratepayer would under a draft plan to help head off a crippling land shortage.

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Tom O'Callaghan

Tom O'Callaghan

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