Tariffs, fees and charges to assist in budget repair
Written on the 28 June 2017Every Western Australian will need to share the burden of repairing the State Budget, with increases to household fees and charges announced today.
The charges form part of the 2017-18 Budget, with the changes taking effect from July 1, 2017.
Since taking office, the McGowan Government has embarked on a significant budget repair program to bring the State's finances back under control and to fix the mess left behind by the Liberal National Government.
Householders will also need to contribute to budget repair in 2017-18 with increases in the representative basket of household fees and charges of 7.7 per cent - an increase that could not be avoided given the increases already built into the Budget by the previous government.
The changes include:
Source: Media Release Hon Ben Wyatt LLB MSc MLA Treasurer; Minister for Finance; Energy; Aboriginal Affairs
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