Can my Rates increase by more than the limit allowed by the State Government?

Can my Rates increase by more than the limit allowed by the State Government?

Yes.

The Rates paid by some rate ratepayers have increased by more than 5.63% whilst other ratepayers will pay less than a 5.63% increase. The determining factor is the land valuation on each individual property.Council must however stay within the overall limit of 5.63%.