Regional mayors criticise millions in govt funding cuts, now fear rate rises

Brandon Long
Updated July 4 2022 - 11:41pm, first published January 25 2022 - 1:30pm
OUTRAGED: Bundaberg Mayor Jack Dempsey, Toowoomba Mayor Paul Antonio and North Burnett Acting Mayor Robbie Radel are speaking out on government funding cuts.
OUTRAGED: Bundaberg Mayor Jack Dempsey, Toowoomba Mayor Paul Antonio and North Burnett Acting Mayor Robbie Radel are speaking out on government funding cuts.

Several regional council mayors have criticised a new funding model which will see them lose millions in government funding over the next few years, saying they might be forced to increase rates or cut services.

Brandon Long

Brandon Long

Queensland Country Life journalist

Brandon Long is a Queensland Country Life journalist based in Toowoomba.