The Council Fees and Charges, Council Rates Charges and Waste Management Charges can be viewed using the links below.

Burdekin Shire Council Coat of Arms

Archived Fees and Charges for All Council Services

The Burdekin Shire Council's Archived Fees and Charges, Archived Council Rates and Archived Waste Management Charges can be viewed here.

Archived Fees and Charges

The Archived Fees and Charges for Council Services can be viewed using the links below.

Archived Council Rates and Charges

The Archived Council Rates and Charges can be viewed using the links below.

Archived Waste Management Charges

The Archived Waste Management Charges can be viewed using the links below.

 

Burdekin Show

Fees and Charges for Ayr Showgrounds

The Showgrounds including the main ring is available to hire for horse events, rodeos and circus type events. The Ayr Show Grounds Hall has a capacity of approximately 200 patrons seated with tables. A commercial kitchen and bar permits on-site catering. A PA system is also available for hire. Check the cost to hire the Ayr Showgrounds here.

The Showgrounds including the main ring is available to hire for horse events, rodeos and circus type events.

The Ayr Show Grounds Hall has a capacity of approximately 200 patrons seated with tables.

A commercial kitchen and bar permits on-site catering. A PA system is also available for hire.

Venue Hire Enquiries

To book a venue and/or request a quotation please complete the Online Venue Booking Form.

To arrange an inspection contact Burdekin Shire Council on (07) 4783 9800.

Ayr Showgrounds Venue Hire Rates

Fixed Costs
Main hall (weekday, day only)$139.09$13.91$153.00
Main hall (Saturday or Sunday, day only)$139.09$13.91$153.00
Main hall (Sunday – Thursday, night only)$278.18$27.82$306.00
Main hall (Friday or Saturday, night only)$426.36$42.64$469.00
Main hall (Friday night & Saturday night applicable)$519.09$51.91$571.00
Extended Hire of Facility 1/2 day$47.27$4.73$52.00
Extended Hire of Facility Full day$94.55$9.45$104.00
Extended Hire of Hall after 1.30am$68.18$6.82$75.00
Hire of small halls for band practice – weekly fee$16.36$1.64$18.00
P/A System (internal hire only – for use in hall)$77.27$7.73$85.00
Small Projector and Projector Screen (per day)$77.27$7.73$85.00
Security Call – out charge (If Applicable)$95.45$9.55$105.00
Grounds Hire – without power (per day)$94.55$9.45$104.00
Grounds Hire – with power (per day)$141.82$14.18$156.00
Aviary Building
– does not include cleaning (per day)
$47.27$4.73$52.00
Bond (per event) No GST$306.00$0.00$306.00
Variable Costs
Air conditioning for Main Hall (per hour)$40.91$4.09$45.00
Venue Supervisor (per hour)$36.36$3.64$40.00
Technical Staff (per hour)$36.36$3.64$40.00
Cleaning Charge (cigarette butts/per hour)$50.00$5.00$55.00
Cleaning of Hall after event (if applicable/per hour)$31.82$3.18$35.00
ConsumablesAt Cost
Deposit
Deposit$204.00$0.00$204.00
This is payable at time of submitting signed venue hire agreement.
Security Bond payable 1 month before the event.
Burdekin Memorial HallMemorial Hall

Fees and Charges for Burdekin Memorial Hall

The Burdekin Memorial Hall is a popular venue for major balls, fashion shows, cabarets, dance nights, school formals, weddings and meetings. Check what it will cost to hire this popular venue here.

77-79 Ninth Ave, Home Hill Qld 4806

The versatility of the Burdekin Memorial Hall makes it a popular venue for major balls, fashion shows, cabarets, dance nights, school formals, weddings and meetings.

The centrally located venue features the Main Hall with a capacity of 1000 patrons seated concert style and 500 patrons seated with tables. Complete with stage and modern dressing rooms, a comprehensive sound and lighting systems can be operated by highly skilled technical staff.

A commercial kitchen and bar permits on-site catering.

The Minor Hall is ideal for smaller functions and meetings for up to 30 people.

Venue Hire Enquiries

To book a venue and/or request a quotation please complete the Online Venue Booking Form.

To arrange an inspection contact Burdekin Shire Council on (07) 4783 9800.

 

Burdekin Memorial Hall Venue Hire – Community Rate

Fixed Costs
Full Venue Hire$613.64$61.36$675.00
(includes only Main & Minor Halls, Full Kitchen, Bar and Cold Room, Tables , Chairs, Stage, Risers and Basic Sound/Lighting) excludes Technician
Main Hall$278.18$27.82$306.00
Lighting & PA System – Sound$59.09$5.91$65.00
Dressing Room$26.36$2.64$29.00
Bar & Cold Room$104.55$10.45$115.00
Kitchen Hire – Full Hire

  • Deep Fryer
  • Stove
  • Fridge x 2
  • Warmer x 2
  • Dishwasher
  • Bench
  • Bain Marie x 2
$181.82$18.18$200.00
Coldroom (kitchen)$68.18$6.82$75.00
Bain Marie (each – 2 available)Nil
Minor Hall$70.00$7.00$77.00
Minor Hall – with Main Hall$50.91$5.09$56.00
Meeting Room – $21 for the first four hours and $21 per hour thereafter$19.09$1.91$21.00
Meeting Room – Annual Booking (up to 10 meetings/year)$181.82$18.18$200.00
Post event entertainment support (1 hr)$95.45$9.55$105.00
Upright Piano$23.64$2.36$26.00
Piano TuningAt Cost
Variable Costs
Main Hall – Rehearsals/Set Up (per hour with 2 hour min)$14.55$1.45$16.00
Main Hall – Airconditioning (per hour)$41.82$4.18$46.00
Cleaning (per hour)$31.82$3.18$35.00
Technical (per hour)$36.36$3.64$40.00
Venue Supervisor (per hour)$36.36$3.64$40.00
Kitchen Hire – Partial Hire (per piece of equipment) per day$19.09$1.91$21.00
Kitchen Hire – Ovens per day$23.64$2.36$26.00
Minor Hall – Meeting, Rehearsal per hour$14.55$1.45$16.00
Minor Hall – Airconditioning per hour$13.64$1.36$15.00
ConsumablesAt Cost
External Equipment HireAt Cost
Deposit
Deposit$260.00$0.00$260.00
This deposit is for the hire of the hall and is non–refundable if cancellation is less that one month prior to production.
This is payable at time of submitting signed venue hire agreement.
This deposit will be deducted from the final amount owing.

 

Burdekin Memorial Hall Venue Hire – Commercial Rate

Fixed Costs
Full Venue Hire$768.18$76.82$845.00
(includes only Main & Minor Halls, Full Kitchen, Bar and Cold Room, Tables , Chairs, Stage, Risers and Basic Sound/Lighting) excludes Technician
Main Hall$336.36$33.64$370.00
Lighting and PA System – Sound$72.73$7.27$80.00
Dressing Room$32.73$3.27$36.00
Bar & Cold Room$127.27$12.73$140.00
Kitchen Hire – Full Hire

  • Deep Fryer
  • Stove
  • Fridge x 2
  • Warmer x 2
  • Dishwasher
  • Benches
  • Bain Marie x 2
$227.27$22.73$250.00
Coldroom (kitchen)$72.73$7.27$80.00
Bain Marie each ( 2 available)Nil
Minor Hall$95.45$9.55$105.00
Minor Hall – with Main Hall$90.91$9.09$100.00
Meeting Room (per hour including air conditioning)$23.64$2.36$26.00
Meeting Room
– Annual Booking (up to 10 meetings/year)
$222.73$22.27$245.00
Post event entertainment support (1 hr)$118.18$11.82$130.00
Upright Piano$29.09$2.91$32.00
Piano TuningAt Cost
Variable Costs
Main Hall – Rehearsals/Set Up (per hour with 2 hour min)$19.09$1.91$21.00
Main Hall – Airconditioning(per hour)$50.00$5.00$55.00
Cleaning (per hour)$36.36$3.64$40.00
Technical (per hour)$50.00$5.00$55.00
Venue Supervisor (per hour)$50.00$5.00$55.00
Kitchen Hire
– Partial Hire (per piece of equipment) per day
$23.64$2.36$26.00
Kitchen Hire – Ovens (each) per day$29.09$2.91$32.00
Minor Hall – Meeting, Rehearsal (per hour)$18.18$1.82$20.00
Minor Hall – Airconditioning (per hour)$13.64$1.36$15.00
ConsumablesAt Cost
External Equipment HireAt Cost
Deposit
Deposit$330.00$0.00$330.00
This deposit is for the hire of the hall and is non–refundable if cancellation is less that one month prior to production.
This is payable at time of submitting signed venue hire agreement.
This deposit will be deducted from the final amount owing.
Burdekin Theatre Forecourt

Fees and Charges for Burdekin Theatre

The Burdekin Theatre is the home of arts and entertainment in the Burdekin Region playing host to a diverse range of live performances, conferences, meetings, seminars, exhibitions and many local events. Check what it will cost to hire the Burdekin Theatre here.

161 Queen St, Ayr Qld 4807

The Burdekin Theatre is the home of arts and entertainment in the Burdekin Region playing host to a diverse range of live performances, conferences, meetings, seminars, exhibitions and many local events.

The venue features an impressive 472 seat auditorium supported by professional technical staff with facilities that meet industry standards.

The Burdekin Theatre Foyer is a versatile space suitable for smaller intimate performances or cabaret style seating for up to 140.

Functions for up to 25 people are catered for in the adjacent Music Loft or a large group seating in theatre style.

The Outdoor Forecourt at the front of the theatre can accommodate up to 700 people for outdoor entertainment.

The venue has a commercial kitchen available for hire and operates a licensed bar in conjunction with events.

Presenter Information

Venue Hire Enquiries

To book a venue and/or request a quotation please complete the Online Venue Booking Form.

To arrange an inspection contact Burdekin Shire Council on (07) 4783 9800.

Burdekin Theatre Venue Hire – Community Rate

Fixed Costs
Auditorium per Show per day$381.82$38.18$420.00
Ongoing Continuous Full Day Hire for second and subsequent performances$190.91$19.09$210.00
Rehearsal (Non–performance day & Max 4 Hour Block)$72.73$7.27$80.00
Event Creation (set up show in Seat Advisor)$65.45$6.55$72.00
Front of House Attendants (Paid to Friends of the Theatre – per community show)$116.36$11.64$128.00
Front of House Attendants (3 door people – per community show)$70.00$7.00$77.00
Front of House Attendants (junior eisteddfod – per session)$23.64$2.36$26.00
Foyer (inc chairs & tables, Up to 12 Hours)$113.64$11.36$125.00
Foyer – Half Day (inc chairs & tables, Up to 4 Hours)$57.27$5.73$63.00
Foyer – Ongoing Days$57.27$5.73$63.00
Loft – Full Day (Up to 12 Hours)$94.55$9.45$104.00
Loft – Half Day (Up to 4 Hours)$47.27$4.73$52.00
Loft – Ongoing Days(per day)$47.27$4.73$52.00
Forecourt$47.27$4.73$52.00
Piano – Grand$118.18$11.82$130.00
Piano – Baby Grand$81.82$8.18$90.00
Piano – Upright$47.27$4.73$52.00
Piano TuningAt Cost
Basic PA System$95.45$9.55$105.00
Small Projector and Projector Screen (per event/per day)$77.27$7.73$85.00
Large Projector and Projector Screen (per event/per day)$545.45$54.55$600.00
Small Events Technical Package$472.73$47.27$520.00
Medium Events Technical Package$945.45$94.55$1,040.00
Large Events Technical Package$1,422.73$142.27$1,565.00
Foyer – Cleaning (per hour)$31.82$3.18$35.00
Loft – Cleaning (per hour)$31.82$3.18$35.00
Auditorium and Back Stage – Cleaning (per hour)$31.82$3.18$35.00
Portable Stage & Risers (25 pieces/per piece)$13.64$1.36$15.00
Truck or Utility HireAt Cost
Variable Costs
Power (per kw)$0.41$0.04$0.45
Ticket Administration Fee (per ticket)$2.73$0.27$3.00
Air Conditioning – Auditorium (per hour)$29.09$2.91$32.00
Venue Supervisor (per hour)$36.36$3.64$40.00
Technical Staff (per hour)$36.36$3.64$40.00
Bar Staff – for special events (per hour)$31.82$3.18$35.00
Cleaning (per hour)$31.82$3.18$35.00
Foyer – Air Conditioning (per hour)$15.45$1.55$17.00
Loft – Air Conditioning (per hour)$15.45$1.55$17.00
ConsumablesAt Cost
External Equipment HireAt Cost
Deposit
Deposit$420.00$0.00$420.00
This deposit is for the hire of the auditorium and is non–refundable if cancellation is less than one month prior to production.
This is payable at time of submitting signed venue hire agreement.

Burdekin Theatre Venue Hire – Commercial Rate

Fixed Costs
Auditorium – per show/per day$472.73$47.27$520.00
Ongoing – Continuous Full Day Hire
(for second and subsequent performances)
$236.36$23.64$260.00
Rehearsal (Non–performance day & Max 4 Hour Block)$90.91$9.09$100.00
Event Creation (2 hours to set up event in seat advisor)$83.64$8.36$92.00
Front of House Attendants (paid to FOTT)
Fee set by Friends of the Theatre
$139.09$13.91$153.00
Foyer (inc chairs & tables, Up to 12 Hours)$141.82$14.18$156.00
Foyer – Half Day (inc chairs & tables, Up to 4 Hours)$72.73$7.27$80.00
Foyer – Ongoing Days$72.73$7.27$80.00
Loft – Full Day (Up to 12 Hours)$118.18$11.82$130.00
Loft – Half Day (Up to 4 Hours)$59.09$5.91$65.00
Loft – Ongoing Days (per day)$59.09$5.91$65.00
Forecourt$59.09$5.91$65.00
Piano – Grand$150.00$15.00$165.00
Piano – Baby Grand$104.55$10.45$115.00
Piano – Upright$59.09$5.91$65.00
Piano TuningAt Cost
Basic PA System$122.73$12.27$135.00
Small Projector and Projector Screen (per event/per day)$77.27$7.73$85.00
Large Projector and Projector Screen (per event/per hour)$636.36$63.64$700.00
Small Events Technical Package$595.45$59.55$655.00
Medium Events Technical Package$1,000.00$100.00$1,100.00
Large Events Technical Package$1,772.73$177.27$1,950.00
Foyer – Cleaning (per hour)$36.36$3.64$40.00
Loft – Cleaning (per hour)$36.36$3.64$40.00
Auditorium and Back Stage – Cleaning (per hour)$36.36$3.64$40.00
Portable Stage & Risers (25 pieces/per piece)$13.64$1.36$15.00
Truck or Utility HireAt Cost
Variable Costs
Power (per kw)$0.41$0.04$0.45
Booking Fee (per ticket)$2.73$0.27$3.00
Air Conditioning – Auditorium (per hour)$35.45$3.55$39.00
Venue Supervisor (per hour)$45.45$4.55$50.00
Technical Staff (per hour)$50.00$5.00$55.00
Bar Staff (per hour)$36.36$3.64$40.00
Cleaning (per hour)$36.36$3.64$40.00
Foyer – Air Conditioning (per hour)$18.18$1.82$20.00
Loft – Air Conditioning (per hour)$18.18$1.82$20.00
ConsumablesAt Cost
External Equipment HireAt Cost
Deposit
Deposit$520.00$0.00$520.00
This deposit is for the hire of the auditorium and is non–refundable if cancellation is less than one month prior to production.
This is payable at time of submitting signed venue hire agreement.

 

Burdekin Theatre Marketing – Commercial Rate

Marketing Services
Poster Distribution (minimum 30)$1.36$0.14$1.50
Flyer Distribution (minimum 500)$0.11$0.01$0.12
Poster Mailout – Supplied (minimum 200)$1.36$0.14$1.50
Poster Mailout – Designed (minimum 200)$1.59$0.16$1.75
Seat Drop – Supplied Flyer/Brochure$109.09$10.91$120.00
Seat Drop – Created Flyer/Brochure$172.73$17.27$190.00
Television Presentations
Box Office Television Presentation$40.91$4.09$45.00
Email Related
E–Blast to full Database$318.18$31.82$350.00
E–Target to Specific Database$90.91$9.09$100.00
Showcase and E–Showcase (2 months)$86.36$8.64$95.00
Burdekin Shire Council Coat of Arms

Fees and Charges for Council Services

The Burdekin Shire Council's Fees and Charges for Council Services can be viewed here.

The Fees and Charges for Council Services can be viewed using the links below.

Burdekin Shire Council Coat of Arms

Schedule of Council Rates and Charges

Burdekin Shire Council provides essential services to the community such as water and waste infrastructure, waste disposal, roads, parks and gardens as well as other non-essential services. The rates you pay allow council to fund these services. The rating year is from 1 July to 30 June. Annual rate notices are sent out soon after 1st July with payment due within 30 days.

The Burdekin Shire Council’s Schedule of Council Rates and Charges can be viewed using the link below.

Burdekin Shire Council provides essential services to the community such as water and waste infrastructure, waste disposal, roads, parks and gardens.

Other services include community, sporting and recreation, environmental planning, public health, environmental protection and waste collection, treatment and disposal.

The rates you pay allow council to fund these services.

Properties in the Burdekin are rated yearly and charges are based on property value and the services provided. i.e. garbage, sewerage, water etc.

The rating year is calculated from 1st July to 30th June the following year. Annual rate notices are sent out soon after 1st July with payment due within 30 days.

Rates and Charges

Rates and Charges for the 2017-2018 financial year are as follows:

Differential General Rates:

CategoryRate (cents) in the dollar ($)Minimum General Rate ($)
A – Residential1.446$1,035
A1 – Rural Residential1.405$1,035
B – Commercial and Industrial1.581$1,056
B1 – Shopping Centre2.454$30,450
C – Grazing and Livestock2.467$1,056
D – Sugar Cane3.898$1,056
E – Rural (Other) less than 20 hectares2.180$1,056
E1 – Rural (Other) 20 hectares or more3.898$1,056
F – Sugar Milling27.376$152,250
G1 – Water (less than 10 hectares)20.295$1,056
G2 – Water (10 hectares or more)67.780$4,904
H – Other1.446$1,035

Waste Services:

140L Rural Residential 2 Bin Service$406
240L Rural Residential 2 Bin Service$512
140L Residential 3 Bin Service$463
240L Residential 3 Bin Service$569
240L Commercial 2 Bin Service$448
240L Commercial 3 Bin Service$505
Additional 140L Residential Refuse Bin$332
Additional 240L Residential Refuse Bin$438
Additional 240L Commercial Refuse Bin$351
Additional Residential Recycle Bin$74
Additional Commercial Recycle Bin$97
Additional Green Waste Bin$57

Sewerage Charge:

Payable where a property is connected, or is capable of being connected to the sewerage system.$535

Water Access Charge:

Payable where a property is connected, or is capable of being connected to the main water supply.$447

Water Consumption Charges:

1st Tier0 – 1,000 kL per year$0.22 / kL
2nd TierOver 1,000 kL per year$1.10 / kL
Water meters are read twice per year in October/November (half-year reading) and May/June (end of year reading).

End of year consumption charges are levied and included with the annual rate notice.

Half year consumption charges are levied and issued in December/January.

Environment Separate Charge:

Funding for environment improvement and natural resource conservation initiatives.$10

Waste Access Charge:

Payable where a property is without an existing refuse service for access to free sorted domestic dumping

at Landfill and Transfer Stations.

$16

Rural Fire Brigade Special Charges:

Levied on all rateable land within the defined Brigade area.
Mount Kelly Rural Fire Brigade$15
Scott Rural Fire Brigade$50

Emergency Management, Fire and Rescue Levy:

This is a State Government charge and Council acts as a collection agent only.
Waste Bins

Waste Management Charges

Bins are collected from the kerbside in Ayr, Home Hill and Brandon. Waste can also be taken to the transfer stations or to the landfill site. The fees for accepting waste are shown here.

The Burdekin Shire Council’s Schedule of Waste Management Charges can be viewed using the link below.

Bins are collected from the kerbside in Ayr, Home Hill and Brandon.

Waste can also be taken to the transfer stations or to the landfill site.

The fees for accepting waste are shown here.

Burdekin Shire Council – Waste Disposal Fees 2017-2018 includes GST

Transfer stations and landfillBag/bin up to 140L$3.50
Car or 240L bin$7.00
Small trailer$15.00
Large trailer/ute/van$22.00
Van/ute with small trailer$35.00
Van/ute with large trailer$43.00
Metal appliances non decommissioned

Mattress

$35.00

$5.00

Landfill onlyCommercial, general and construction and demolition waste, MSW$132.50 per tonne
Lightweight plastics$102.00 cubic metre
Timber (more than half a ute load/small trailer load)$132.50 per tonne
Dead animal – large$92.00 each
Asbestos$132.50 tonne (Plus Handling Fee)
 Asbestos handling fee$4100
Low hazardous waste$132.50 tonne
Product destruction certificate$51.00
Recyclable waste
Logs, stumps over 300mm$71.00 cubic metre
Concrete requiring rock breaking (any concrete with steel reinforcement and concrete >400mm)$132.50 per tonne
Clean concrete < 400mm largest dimension and no steel reinforcement$56.00 per tonne
Asphalt/pavers/tile/brick$20.50 per tonne
Commercial cardboard$15.00 cubic metre
Motor Oil > 6L$0.20 per L
Oil filters > 3$3.00 each
Cooking oil > 20L$1.00per L
More than 5 plastic waste oil containers of any volume. Minimum charge = 1m3$30.00 cubic metre
Plastic recyclable drums$1.00 each
Plastic bumper bars$3.00 each
TyresAt cost
Car body (excluding tyres)$51.00
Other waste charges
Giru transfer station hire & bin collection$3,672 per month
Use of weighbridge$13.50 each
Collection of kerbside bins, Ayr, Home Hill & Brandon$20.00 per bin
Landfill fees when weighbridge non operational
General waste uncompacted$23.50 cubic metre
General waste compacted$51.00 cubic metre
Construction & Demolition waste$58.00 cubic metre
Clean concrete less than 400mm (largest dimension) no steel reinforcement$36.50 cubic metre
Asphalt /pavers/tile/brick$21.00 cubic metre
Timber (more than half a ute load or small trailer)$41.50 cubic metre
Concrete requiring rockbreaking$58.00 cubic metre
Asbestos$58.00 cubic metre (plus handling fee)
Low hazardous waste$58.00 cubic metre
Fee Exempt
Transfer stations
  • Green waste
  • Scrap metal
  • Batteries
  • Waste oil < 6L
  • Household recyclables
  • Cooking oil < 20L
  • Oil filters < 3
  • Domestic cardboard

Burdekin residents only

  • Sorted domestic waste
Landfill
  • Green waste
  • Scrap metal
  • Batteries
  • Clean fill
  • Car bodies
  • Household recyclable waste

Burdekin residents only

  • Sorted domestic waste
  • Sorted timbers and clean concrete
    (not requiring rock breaking)

 

Who to Contact

If you would like to know the cost of a particular item or service…

Please contact the Customer Service Centre using the Online Contact Form.

You can also contact the Customer Service Centre using one of the following methods.

Customer Service Centre

Location
Google Map
145 Young Street,
Ayr Qld 4807
Postal AddressPO Box 974
Ayr Qld 4807
Opening hours8am – 5pm, Monday to Friday (except Public Holidays)
Phone
Call
(07) 4783 9800 – Business hours
(07) 4783 9800 – After hours (the same number)
Fax(07) 4783 9999
SMS0437 886 008
Email
OnlineUse the Online Contact Form

Building Certification and Plumbing Officers

Early OpeningPlease phone (07) 4783 9942 if you need to access the Building and Plumbing Department between 7am – 8am, Monday to Friday.

Media Enquiries

For all media enquiries please email

Compliments and Complaints

The Burdekin Shire Council is committed to an open and friendly relationship with members of our community. Whether you’re telling us what we do well, or how we can improve, your feedback is important to us.If you would like to provide a compliment or complaint regarding actions or decisions made by Council, or by one of our councillors or officers, please visit the
> Complaints, compliments and suggestions page.

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