The Insider

‘Pub test’ needed to stop wasted legal costs

By Ben Bell

IN RESPONSE to a direct question last month from a member of the public, the Shire President stated firmly and without hesitation that all future annual rate increases in Toodyay will be capped at 2.5 per cent per year for at least the next decade.

This is great news for our community.

To have the most senior public official in Toodyay set in stone the absolute maximum your rates can rise this year, next year, and every following year until at least 2029 is indeed progress and I applaud him for taking this position.

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