What your rates pay for


Your rates are at work all year round, funding a lifetime of services and important projects for everyone in the Hume community.

Council's 2023/24 Budget(PDF, 3MB) is delivering a record spend on infrastructure projects and a boost to key services for our growing community, as part of a plan to help the community recover and rebuild. 

A record $558 million will be spent on more than 500 capital works projects over the next four years, and $165.65 million will be injected to boost the delivery of essential day-to-day services. Use this page to find out how we’re making Hume better for everyone, with the Hume City Budget 2023/24(PDF, 3MB)

Learn more about Council's services and capital works program in our 2023/24 Rates Brochure(PDF, 714KB)