Where do your rates go?

Try our new calculator to find out how your individual rates are allocated to Council's works and programs.

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Your rates are essential to help keep our City running. They are used to fund facilities, infrastructure and services to ensure City of Ryde is The place to be for lifestyle and opportunity at your doorstep.

The below information provides a snapshot of where Council’s income is derived from, how your rates are going to spent over the next financial year and top-10 programs of capital works.

For more detailed information on Council’s activities, view our Four-Year Delivery Program and One-Year Operational Plan, which outline the services, projects and programs planned for our future. Council’s Annual Report also provides a snapshot of Council’s performance over the past year.

Where your rates go

The summary below shows how Council rates and charges are allocated:

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View Council’s Four Year Delivery Program for more information.  

Where does Council's money comes from?

Council's operating budgeted expenditure allocation is as follows:

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Where does the money go?

Council has allocated its income to the following programs: 

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Top-10 programs

Included in Council’s 21/22 budget is approximately $97 million of capital works with the top-10 programs, as detailed below. For more information on Council projects, visit our Projects page.

Capital Works Program - Top 10 Expenditure Classes $,000
Ryde Central 69,941
Road Resurfacing Renewal 6,570
Road Kerb Renewal 4,820
Plant & Fleet Purchases 3,650
Eastwood Central Expansion 2,900
Synthetic Playing Surfaces Expansion 2,300
Stormwater Asset Replacement Renewal 2,281
Sportsground Amenities Upgrade & Renewal 1,550
Constitution Road/Bowden Street, Meadowbank - Traffic Control Signal 1,500
Other Capital Works 13,739
Total Capital Works 109,251

Income from Council rates and charges amount to 66% of total revenue.

*This does not include waste-related charges.