Business EnvironmentChamber Updates

Townsville City Council Budget Announced

30 June, 2020, Posted By tvlchamber

Budget provides $221.9m for jobs-generating capital works
Townsville City Council’s 2020/21 Budget will invest $221.9 million into capital works to support local jobs and upgrade and enhance vital community assets and is expected to support more than 1,769 jobs, to help our community recover from the devastating impacts of the COVID-19 global pandemic. Click HERE to read release in full.

Council budget delivers win for first home buyers
Townsville residents looking to break into the housing market and buy their first home are big winners in Council’s 2020/21 Budget with a first home buyers’ incentive of $1000 off the purchaser’s first rates bill.  Click HERE to read release in full.

Rates review to ensure balance
Townsville City Council has revised its rating categories to level the playing field for some property types enabling an average 6% rates decrease for most businesses.  Click HERE to read release in full.

Click HERE to see all of the recent release from Townsville City Council

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