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Differential Rating Objects and Reasons 2024/25

Published on Wednesday, 22 May 2024 at 4:00:39 PM

In accordance with Local Government Act 1995, Financial Management Part 6, Rates and Service Charges Division 

The Shire is seeking feedback on the proposed differential rates objects and reasons 2024/25.

In arriving at the proposed rates in the dollar the Council has attempted to balance the need for revenue to fund essential services, facilities and infrastructure to the entire community with the lowest impact on ratepayers.

The following are the proposed Differential Rates and Minimum Payments for the Shire for the 2024/25 financial year, to be effective from 1 July 2024.

Unimproved Value

Minimum Rate

Rate in $




UV1 – Rural



UV2 – Urban Rural



UV3 –  Mining



UV4 – Special Use Power Generation



UV5 – Special Use Airstrip



Any submissions by electors or ratepayers in respect of the proposed Differential Rates and Minimum Payments can be addressed to the Chief Executive Officer, Shire of Merredin, PO Box 42, Merredin WA 6415, or by email admin@merredin.wa.gov.au prior to 4:00pm on Thursday, 13 June 2024.

Please note that all submissions will become a public record. However, the Shire will not release your personal details if a written request to withhold these details is received.R

atepayers are welcome to contact the Shire Administration Department regarding the differential rating categories on (08) 9041 1611 or email admin@merredin.wa.gov.au.

John Merrick
Temporary Chief Executive Officer

22 May 2024