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ARE THESE COUNCILLOR EXPENSES REALLY JUSTIFIED?



While ratepayers of Magnetic Island and Townsville braced for the worst, gingerly opening their recent rates notices. Owner occupied properties increases were capped at 10%. Spare a thought for other owners, including vacant land, investment properties and commercial properties were increased in some cases by 100%. All coming straight after 2 years of lockdowns imposed by government. These charges will be passed on, so watch out for increases in your rent, food prices, accommodation, dining and list goes on.

The MCN has obtained a copy of the TCC councillors expenses for year 20/21. We ask are they really justified ...

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