Average rate increases and rate caps by council

CouncilPublicised rate increase for 2017/18 (2.00% cap)Average rate increase from 2006/07 to 2015/16
Alpine Shire Council *1.90%6.30%
Ararat Rural City Council2.00%6.61%
Ballarat City Council2.00%6.37%
Banyule City Council2.00%6.94%
Bass Coast Shire Council2.00%7.75%
Baw Baw Shire Council2.00%6.82%
Bayside City Council2.00%5.57%
Benalla Rural City Council2.00%5.27%
Boroondara City Council2.00%5.76%
Brimbank City Council2.00%5.57%
Buloke Shire Council2.00%6.12%
Campaspe Shire Council2.00%6.24%
Cardinia Shire Council2.00%5.96%
Casey City Council2.00%5.83%
Central Goldfields Shire Council2.00%7.33%
Colac Otway Shire Council *0.63%7.39%
Corangamite Shire Council2.00%5.49%
Darebin City Council2.00%5.46%
East Gippsland Shire Council2.00%5.60%
Frankston City Council2.00%6.28%
Gannawarra Shire Council2.00%5.71%
Glen Eira City Council2.00%4.98%
Glenelg Shire Council2.00%8.73%
Golden Plains Shire Council2.00%8.86%
Greater Bendigo City Council2.00%6.06%
Greater Dandenong City Council2.00%6.64%
Greater Geelong City Council2.00%5.33%
Greater Shepparton City Council2.00%6.08%
Hepburn Shire Council2.00%6.89%
Hindmarsh Shire Council**4.00%6.30%
Hobsons Bay City Council2.00%6.80%
Horsham Rural City Council2.00%7.25%
Hume City Council2.00%6.38%
Indigo Shire Council2.00%6.33%
Kingston City Council2.00%6.58%
Knox City Council2.00%5.69%
Latrobe City Council2.00%5.50%
Loddon Shire Council2.00%4.92%
Macedon Ranges Shire Council2.00%5.74%
Manningham City Council2.00%5.87%
Mansfield Shire Council2.00%5.27%
Maribyrnong City Council2.00%5.69%
Maroondah City Council2.00%6.01%
Melbourne City Council2.00%-0.23%
Melton City Council2.00%4.35%
Mildura Rural City Council2.00%5.28%
Mitchell Shire Council2.00%8.23%
Moira Shire Council2.00%5.70%
Monash City Council2.00%5.92%
Moonee Valley City Council2.00%6.59%
Moorabool Shire Council2.00%5.43%
Moreland City Council *1.60%5.61%
Mornington Peninsula Shire Council2.00%6.44%
Mount Alexander Shire Council2.00%7.54%
Moyne Shire Council2.00%4.60%
Murrindindi Shire Council2.00%6.39%
Nillumbik Shire Council *0.00%7.53%
Northern Grampians Shire Council2.00%6.11%
Port Phillip City Council2.00%4.36%
Pyrenees Shire Council**3.50%6.08%
Borough of Queenscliffe2.00%5.42%
South Gippsland Shire Council2.00%6.18%
Southern Grampians Shire Council2.00%5.86%
Stonnington City Council2.00%4.69%
Strathbogie Shire Council2.00%7.75%
Surf Coast Shire Council2.00%6.46%
Swan Hill Rural City Council2.00%5.07%
Towong Shire Council**5.55%4.95%
Wangaratta Rural City Council2.00%5.58%
Warrnambool City Council2.00%6.50%
Wellington Shire Council2.00%6.07%
West Wimmera Shire Council**3.50%6.02%
Whitehorse City Council2.00%6.77%
Whittlesea City Council2.00%4.31%
Wodonga City Council2.00%5.18%
Wyndham City Council2.00%5.40%
Yarra City Council2.00%3.97%
Yarra Ranges Shire Council2.00%6.44%
Yarriambiack Shire Council2.00%6.14%

* Alpine (1.90%), Colac Otway (0.63%), Moreland (1.60%) and Nillumbik (0.00%) chose to declare rate increases lower than the 2.00% rate cap in 2017/18.

** Hindmarsh (4.00%), Pyrenees (3.50%), Towong (5.55%) and West Wimmera (3.50%) were all successful in their application for a higher cap to the Essential Services Commission in 2017/18.