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Fees and charges

For more information please contact our Customer Service Centre on 5434 6000.

Aged and Disability Services

Please note: Fees are determined according to the income of the individual client or the client's household. A living at home assessment will be undertaken by a trained carer to assess eligibility for these services.

Home and Community Care (HACC) Service

Low Fee  

 Medium Fee

High Fee

Home Care  

$5.80 per hour   

 $14.20 per hour  $29.40 per hour

Food Services - Main meal

$7.20 per meal    

 $8.30 per meal  $11.80 per meal

Food Services - Soup  

$1.80 per serve    

 $2.10 per serve  $2.50 per serve

Food Services - Evening meal  

$3.40 per meal   

 $3.70 per meal  $7.80 per meal

Personal Care  

$4.00 per hour    

 $8.70 per hour  $31.20 per hour

Planned Activity Group (includes a meal) 

$17.50 per session    

 $32.10 per session     $52.40 per session   

Planned Activity Group - Occasional Care  

$8.80 per hour     

 $13.70 per hour  $35.50 per hour

Property Maintenance  

$11.20 per hour    

 $17.50 per hour  $32.50 per hour

Respite Care  

$3.10 per hour    

 $4.40 per hour  $30.50 per hour

Transport program  

$3.10 one way trip    

 $3.10 one way trip  $3.10 one way trip

Poison fee  

$4.10 small area   

 $4.10 small area  $4.10 small area

Tip fee (entry fee only, does not include time taken)

$10.50 per trip    

 $10.50 per trip  $10.50 per trip

Animal Management Services

Limits

Applications for a permit to keep more than two dogs and two cats; 10 poultry or pigeons and to own horses, cattle, sheep, goats, pigs or other similar large animals on residential properties. $53.00*

Registration of Domestic Animal Business $138*

Animal registration fees, valid until 10 April 2015

The Domestic Animals Act 1994 requires that all dogs and cats from three months of age must be registered (and microchipped if being registered for the first time).

Cats   

Full fee  

Concession fee    

Desexed  

$30

$15

Over 10 years old  

$30 

$15

Kept for breeding by the proprietor of a domestic animal business conducted on registered premises.  

$30

$15 

Registered with the Feline Control Council  

$30

$15  

All other cats  

$90

$45   

 

Dogs   

Full fee  

Concession fee    

Desexed  

$39

$19.50  

Over 10 years old  

$39

$19.50

Domestic animal business conducted on registered premises  

$39

$19.50

Registered with the Victorian Canine Association  

$39

$19.50  

Completed obedience training complying with Regulations  

$39

$19.50  

Kept for working stock - rural property  

$39

$19.50  

All other dogs   

$118

$59  

Declared dangerous, restricted breeds or menacing dogs   

$118  

N/A    

Building control

Fees and charges for the Building Services Unit can be obtained by calling 5434 6000.

Children and Family Services

The below fees apply from July 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013.

Child Care Centres  

    

Full-time - Under 3 years 

$395.00  

Full-time - Over 3 years    

$385.00

Daily

$95.00    

Occasional  

$11.50 hour    

Late collection of children   

$10.00 per minute    

Non-cancellation of occasional child care booking   

$11.50    

The below fees apply from January 1, 2014.

Child Care Centres  

    

Full-time - Under 3 years 

$415.00  

Full-time - Over 3 years    

$405.00

Daily

$105.00    

Occasional  

$11.50 hour    

Late collection of children   

$10.00 per minute    

Non-cancellation of occasional child care booking   

$11.50    

For Child Care Benefit subsidy please contact Centrelink.

Customer Services

Service   

Price    

Access Toilet - Community Groups  

$141* per day    

Access Toilet - Corporate/other groups  

$247* per day    

Access Toilet - Cleaning fee  

$66*    

Access Toilet - Transport  

$117*
Price varies - outside urban Bendigo    

Community bus   

$81* per day (for eligible groups)    

Mobile Grandstand - Two Sections

$41* per day    

Mobile Grandstand - Four Sections

$81* per day    

Mobile Grandstand - Six Sections 

$122* per day    

Phonic ear hearing assistance equipment hire fee  

$62* per day    

Phonic ear public address system  

$111* per day    

Environmental Health

Please note: These fees should be used as an indication only. For specific fees and charges relating to your business contact the Environmental Health and Local Laws Unit.

Items marked with an * include GST.

Service   

Specifications   

Fee range    

Caravan Parks  

Inspection and Report fee  

$222*    

  

Registration  

as schedule   

  

Transfer fee  

$59.75

Food Premises  

Class 1 (price varies according to class type)  

$450 - $900   

  

Class 2 (price varies according to class type)  

$320 - $1100    

  

Class 3 (price varies according to class type)

$190 - $420

  

Class 4        

No Fee

  

 Inspection & Report fee

$206*

  

Transfer of registration fee

50% of annual fee

Health Act Premises

Prescribed Accommodation Registration 0-14 guests          

$230

  

Prescribed Accommodation Registration 15-30 guests

$245

  

Prescribed Accommodation Registration - over 30 guests

$280

  

Health Premises (4 or more activities and/or 5 or more staff

$450

 

Health Premises (up to 3 activities and/or up to 4 staff)

$350

 

Health Premises (single activity and/or up to 2 staff)

$280

Inspection & Report fee $206*

  

Transfer of registration fee

50% of annual fee

Environment Protection Act (septic tanks)

New installation/significant alteration

$500   

  

Minor alteration

$314

 

Reissued/amended permit

$130

  

Additional site inspection

$150


Land capability information request

$177.50*

  

Septic plan/file search fee

$60

Living on Site Applications

Application fee

$150

  

Renew Permit (every six months)

$150

Local Laws

Service   

Specifications  

Fee range    

A Frame   

Signs (cost depends on number of signs)   

$50- $255

Chairs and Tables   

CBD  

$53 per chair

  

Outside CBD  

$43 per chair    

Display of Goods for Sale on Footpath   

CBD   

$268*    

  

CBD - Decorative only   

$110*    

  

Non CBD   

$148*    

  

Non CBD - Decorative only   

$66*    

General permits   

i.e. poultry keeping, busking   

$53*    

Itinerant Trade   

Lake Weeroona trader   

$595* per month    

  

CBD   

$440* per month    

  

City areas (excluding Lake Weerona and CBD)   

$350* per month    

  

Rural townships   

$250* per month    

  

Miscellaneous/one off   

$53* each    

Local Laws Permit   

Processing permit application / issuing permit   

$53*    




Parking

Car parking around the Central Business District is generally $1.40* per hour, however special daily rates also apply for off street car parks and Park Road.

Weekend parking is free however time limits do apply.

Items marked with an * include GST.

Car park   

Cost per day    

King St   

$5.20*    

McCrae St   

$5.20*    

McLaren St   

$2.60*    

Mundy St   

$5.20*    

Myers St   

$5.20*    

Rosalind Park (adjacent to the QEO)   

$2.60*    

St. Andrews Ave   

$5.20*    

Tom Flood Sports Centre (adjacent to Farmers Ln)   

$2.60*    

Hargreaves Street Multi-storey car park

    

All day parking   

$6.70*    

Per hour   

$1.40*    

After hours release from Multi-storey Car Park  

$114.00*    

 

Edwards Street Multi-storey car park                     

    

All day parking   

$7.20*    

Per hour   

$1.50*    

After hours release from Multi-storey Car Park  

$114.00* 

 

Parks and reserves hire

Some parks and reserves within the municipality can be booked for events and special occasions. The fees charged vary according to the time of day, weekend / weekday and the facilities which will be used.

Please contact the Customer Service Centre for more information.

Use of Sporting Facilities by Junior Clubs

Fees and charges for the use of sporting facilities by Junior Clubs were adopted at a Special Council Meeting on 5 June 2013.

Planning

Planning fees and charges schedule can be downloaded here.  If you require further information or clarification of these fees please contact our Planning Unit.

Rates

Land Information Certificate $20.00* per property (provided within four working days)

Swimming Pools

Pricing Structure for Entry Fees

Find out more information on pools and locations in the Bendigo region.

Pool Entry Fee including GST

Price

Entry Type

Adult Ticket (December - March)

$92.00

Season

Child Ticket (December - March)

$69.00

Season

Family* Ticket (December - March)

$177.00

Season

School event entry per student

$2.00

Day

Group entry fee (For groups of more than 10 people)

$3.00

Day

Adult Extended Season Ticket (September - March)

$141.55

Extended Season

Child Extended Season Ticket (September - March)

$110.00

Extended Season

Family* Extended Season Ticket (September - March )

$235.00

Extended Season

Adult Ticket

$4.60

Day

Child Ticket

$3.60

Day

Family* Ticket

$11.80

Day

Sole Hire of Facility - Bendigo Aquatic Centre and Brennan Park (max $1,185)

$153.00

Facility per hour

Sole Hire of Facility - Heathcote, Marong and Kangaroo Flat (max $595)

$103.00

Facility per hour

January 31 Season Ticket Price - Adult

$44.00

Season

January 31 Season Ticket Price - Child

$34.00

Season

Annual Aquatic Pass (All pools excluding Peter Krenz)

$730.00

Season

6 Month Aquatic Pass (All pools excluding Peter Krenz)

$435.00

Season

District Season Ticket Upgrade to Extended Season - Available March

$50.00

Season

District Season Ticket Upgrade to Extended Season - Available March

$40.00

Season

District Season Ticket Upgrade to Extended Season - Available March

$52.00

Season

 

Pool Entry Fees - Concession Fees 1

Price

Entry Type

Adult Ticket

$70.00

Season

Family* Ticket

$141.00

Season

Adult Extended Season Ticket

$113.00

Season

Family* Extended Season Ticket

$188.00

Season

Adult Ticket

$3.70

Day

Family* Ticket

$9.90

Day

Student Ticket

$3.60

Day

 

1 Please note that concession fees are available upon presentation of a valid Healthcare Card, Student Card, Veterans Affairs Card, Victorian Carers Card, Pension Card, Seniors Card or Companion Card only.

* Family consists of two (2) Adults and dependent children (under the age of 16).

Waste management

Note the below prices are effective from July 1st 2013.

*All items include GST. 

Eaglehawk Recovery Yard will be accepting TVs and monitors for free from 27th April 2013, this is ongoing until further notice and only applies to Eaglehawk and not the transfer stations or Heathcote Landfill.

The free green waste weekends at Eaglehawk and Heathcote landfills will be on:

26/27 October & 23/24 November 2013, 26/27 April 14 & 24/25 May 2014

Eaglehawk Landfill

Waste

Charge per load    

Domestic  

    

Garbage bag   

$1.50 per bag    

Car only  

$18.00    

Trailer, Ute, Van   

$31.00    

Separated Waste    

$21.00

Tandem   

$57.00    

Domestic Concrete        

$42.00

Domestic Asbestos   

$58.00    

Green   

   

Green Car only  

$6.00

Green Trailer, Ute, Van  

$10.00

Green Trailer, Tandem 

$20.00    

Green Commercial   

$60.00    

Tyres  

    

Car Tyres   

$6.00 per tyre    

Light truck tyre   

$10.00 per tyre    

Truck tyre   

$20.00 per tyre    

Tractor tyre   

$50.00 per tyre    

Other types   

Price on application    

Miscellaneous  

    

Car bodies   

$25.00 each    

Computer monitors/televisions   

FREE    

Fridges/freezers/air conditioners   

$15.00 each    

Mattresses

$10.00 each

Industrial /Commercial  

    

Industrial /Commercial   

$148.00 tonne    

Building Rubble   

$148.00 tonne    

Clean Concrete   

$50.00 tonne    

Asbestos   

$215.00 tonne    

Catagory C Contaminated Soil  

$205.00 tonne    

Heathcote Landfill

Waste  

Charge per load    

Domestic  

    

Garbage bag   

$1.50 per bag    

Car only   

$18.00   

Trailer, Ute, Van   

$31.00   

Trailer, Tandem   

$57.00    

Green  

    

Green Car only   

$6.00    

Green Trailer, Ute, Van   

$10.00    

Green Trailer, Tandem   

$20.00    

Green Commercial    

$10 per m3

Tyres  

    

Car, Tyres   

$6.00 per tyre    

Light truck tyre   

$10.00 per tyre    

Truck tyre   

$20.00 per tyre    

Tractor tyre   

$50.00 per tyre    

Other types   

Price on application    

Commercial  

    

Industrial /Commercial   

$30.00

Miscellaneous  

    

Car bodies   

$25.00 each    

Computer monitors/televisions   

$10.00 each    

Fridges/freezers/air conditioners  

$15.00 each    

Mattresses    

$10.00 each 

Charges for Strathfieldsaye and Goornong Transfer Stations

Waste   

Charge per load    

Domestic Garbage bag   

$1.50 per bag    

Car Boot  

$18.00  

Trailer/Ute/Van load   

$31.00    

Fridges/Air conditioners/Freezers   

$15.00 each    

Computer monitors/Televisions   

$10.00 each

Mattresses    

$10.00 each 

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Updated: 9:28 AM, 6 January 2014