Councils take emergency action as rural rates rise

Marian Macdonald
By Marian Macdonald
October 20 2021 - 12:00am
PAY DAY: Farmland values are rising so quickly in some places that councils are struggling to keep rates fair.

Rural property prices are rising by hundreds of dollars a day in Queensland, forcing councils like Paroo in the state's south to take emergency action.

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Marian Macdonald

Marian Macdonald

National rural property writer

Writing for farmers in the Stock & Land, The Land, Queensland Country Life, Stock Journal and FarmWeekly, farming in Gippsland.

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