Rates and Charges 2024-2025

Published on 28 June 2024

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Notice is hereby given that the Council made its rates resolution for the 2024-2025 financial year at its meeting held on Tuesday 25 June 2024.


The following is a summary of the rates resolution adopted:-


Description 2024-2025
General Rate 11.2646 cents
(minimum $270)
General Rate Residential 7.5060 cents
(minimum $270)
General Rate Primary Production 7.7945 cents
(minimum $270)
General Rate Central Burnie 12.9675 cents 
(minimum $270)
Municipal Waste Charge $138.04
Kerbside Collection Charge $338.86
Kerbside Collection Garbage Only $245.44
Kerbside Collection Recycling Only $84.42
Landfill (Waste) Levy $23.39
Stormwater Removal Service Rate for all land except residential and vacant land within Burnie or Ridgley water or sewer districts 2.0083 cents 
(minimum $86.70)
Stormwater Removal Service Rate for residential land, vacant land and each separately occupied tenement within the Burnie or Ridgley water or sewer districts $86.70
Burnie Composite Brigade - Urban Fire Protection Rate 1.2210 cents 
(minimum $49)
Ridgley Volunteer Brigade - Fire Protection Rate 0.2940 cents 
(minimum $49)
General Fire Protection Rate

0.2561 cents
(minimum $49)

Conservation Covenant Remission – for all land registered under the Private Land Conservation Program $5 per hectare (minimum $50 and maximum $500)


A DISCOUNT of 2.0% will be provided on current rates and charges, excluding fire levy and landfill (waste) levy, where all rates and charges including any arrears, are paid in full by 5.00 pm on 30 August 2024.

A copy of Council’s Rates and Charges Policy and the full Rates Resolution is available from the City Offices, 80 Wilson Street, Burnie or by visiting www.burnie.tas.gov.au.


Pursuant to Part 2 of the Dog Control Act 2000 owners and keepers of dogs residing within the Burnie municipal area are advised that the Dog Registration Fees for 2024-2025 for all dogs over the age of six (6) months as at 1 July 2024, are as follows:-


Sterilised dog



Pensioner Rate – Sterilised Dog



Male and female dog



Pensioner Rate - male and female dog



Working dog, purebred and greyhound



Dangerous Dog

(Section 29)



Dangerous Dog

(Section 30 Guard Dog)




Application for Kennel Licence for more than two dogs, plus registration fee per dog and advertising costs


Renewal of an existing Kennel Licence, plus registration fee per dog



Simon Overland





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