The Member for Melton, Don Nardella MLA has strongly supported the government’s stand on capping rates; commencing in the 2016/17 municipal fiscal year. Mr Nardella said: Councils and communities in rural and regional Victoria, like Melton and Moorabool, will play an integral role in shaping the Andrews Labor Government’s fair go rates cap. Councils must […]Read more
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The Essential Services Commission (ESC) has today released its discussion paper on rate capping, the next step towards the Andrews Labor Government’s fair go rates cap. The Member for Melton, Don Nardella MLA, said: “The paper sets out the key issues and priorities for the ESC’s work and flagged the beginning of extensive community consultation. […]Read more
The Andrews Labor Government has acted today on its commitment to introduce a fair rates capping system, appointing the Essential Services Commission (ESC) to provide advice on the framework. Local MP, Don Nardella said the approach would ensure transparency and sustainability in rate increases for residents in Melton & Moorabool. As part of its inquiry, […]Read more
Under Labor, councils will be forced to limit rate rises and detail where every dollar will be spent, because ratepayers deserve a fair go. The days of ratepayers footing the bill for Arnold Schwarzenegger impersonators are over. This policy also sends a clear message that we expect councils to keep their rates in line with […]Read more