Leeton Shire Council speaks out on state government's withdrawal of its subsidy on emergency services levies

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May 18 2023 - 4:00pm
The Emergency Services Levy helps pay for important non-council services like the NSW Rural Fire Service and State Emergency Service, which are currently funded out of local rates income. Picture Shutterstock
The Emergency Services Levy helps pay for important non-council services like the NSW Rural Fire Service and State Emergency Service, which are currently funded out of local rates income. Picture Shutterstock

A LOW blow in a battle with the state government is bound to leave a large hole in council's budget, according to mayor Tony Reneker.

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Talia Pattison

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