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Farming Group, Rate Rise

  • Farming Group, Rate Rise

A possible rate rise could happen for an Ararat Farming group.

The Ararat community is being asked to share their thoughts on the possibility of a 55% rates differential.

A Farming group in Ararat could be slugged with a possible 60 - 70% increase in their rate bills, if the populist vote wins. That's if they feel that the issue drives a wedge between Urban and Rural residents.

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Ararat Farmer, Charles De Fegley, is one of the Farmers that could be greatly affected by a possible rise...

Farmer Charles De Fegley says farmers only represent 10% of the population in the area, which means they would be outnumbered if it came down to the wire.