2020-21 Bendigo council rates remain stable despite property price rise

Elspeth Kernebone
By Elspeth Kernebone
Updated August 20 2021 - 4:30am, first published 2:15am
Council rates won't rise in line with property prices. Picture: NONI HYETT

The short answer is no. Bendigo's house prices may have soared, but council rates are calculated with different metric to price alone.

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Elspeth Kernebone

Accident brought me to journalism, but every day convinces me again that strong media is more important than ever. After a starting off as the sole reporter in a tiny NSW town, I’m loving the teeming metropolis that is Bendigo. Focussed on health, business and education. Got a tip? Email elspeth.kernebone@bendigoadvertiser.com.au.