The Council Fees and Charges can be viewed and searched using the interactive search page via the following link:

Other information about 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

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.

The Council Fees and Charges can also be viewed and searched using the interactive search page via the following link:

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 31 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 31 days.

Rates and Charges

Rates and Charges for the 2019-2020 financial year are as follows:

 

Differential General Rates:

CategoryRate (cents) in the dollar ($)Minimum General Rate ($)
A – Residential1.645$1,079
A1 – Rural Residential1.563$1,079
B – Commercial and Industrial1.787$1,101
B1 – Shopping Centre2.846$34,232
C – Grazing and Livestock2.226$1,101
D – Sugar Cane3.700$1,101
E – Rural (Other) less than 20 hectares2.093$1,101
E1 – Rural (Other) 20 hectares or more3.700$1,101
F – Sugar Milling28.538$171,160
G1 – Water (less than 10 hectares)21.059$1,101
G2 – Water (10 hectares or more)61.523$5,112
H1 – Solar Farms (40MW-100MW)3.078$40,800
H2 – Solar Farms (101MW-250MW)3.078$71,400
H3 – Solar Farms (>250MW)3.078$91,800
H4 – Electricity and Telecommunications Infrastructure3.078$1,619
I – Other1.645$1,079

Waste Services:

140L Domestic 2 Bin Service$410
240L Domestic 2 Bin Service$517
140L Domestic 3 Bin Service$468
240L Domestic 3 Bin Service$575
240L Commercial 2 Bin Service$496
240L Commercial 3 Bin Service$554
140L Multiple Domestic 2 Bin Service$410
240L Multiple Domestic 2 Bin Service$517
Additional 140L Domestic Waste Bin$335
Additional 240L Domestic Waste Bin$442
Additional 240L Commercial Waste Bin$398
Additional Domestic Recycle Waste Bin$75
Additional Commercial Recycle Waste Bin$98
Additional Green Waste Bin$58

Sewerage Charge:

Payable where a property is connected, or is capable of being connected to the sewerage system.$545

Water Access Charge:

Payable where a property is connected, or is capable of being connected to the main water supply.$460

Water Consumption Charges:

For the 2019/20 financial year, the following charges shall apply:

  1. For water supplied by Council’s Giru Water Supply Scheme to properties included in rating category F – Sugar Milling: $2.40 per 1,000 litres; and
  2. For water supplied to all other properties from any of Council’s water supply schemes:
  • water usage up to and including 1,000,000 litres – $0.26 per 1,000 litres; and
  • water usage above 1,000,000 litres – $1.50 per 1,000 litres.

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.

$20

Waste Legacy Landfill Charge:

Payable on each rateable land in the Shire to fund expenditure and projects that assist in remediating or reducing

the environmental and human health risks associated with former landfill sites located in the Shire.

$20

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.
Burdekin Show

Hiring 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

Please refer to the Council Fees and Charges which can be viewed and searched using the interactive search page via the following link:

Burdekin Memorial HallMemorial Hall

Hiring 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 700 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 120 people seated concert style or up to 80 seated at tables.

The Meeting Room is ideal for meetings for up to 25 people, and is self-contained with its own kitchenette and bathroom.

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

Please refer to the Council Fees and Charges which can be viewed and searched using the interactive search page via the following link:

Burdekin Theatre Forecourt

Hiring 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 473 seat raked auditorium with proscenium arch, fly tower and orchestra pit, supported by professional technical staff and state of the art facilities. The Theatre is wheelchair friendly, accessible by lift in the Theatre Foyer or by Door C on the floor level.

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 65 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 800 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

Please refer to the Council Fees and Charges which can be viewed and searched using the interactive search page via the following link:

Burdekin Theatre Marketing

Please refer to the Council Fees and Charges which can be viewed and searched using the interactive search page via the following link:

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.

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.

For the fees at our waste facilities and for kerbside collection please refer to the Council Fees and Charges which can be viewed and searched using the interactive search page via the following link:

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.

 

 

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