Ratepayers calls on candidates to address hefty rate increase

AIRING MY OPINION: Mayoral candidate Des Noll expresses a point of view at the Wattle Range Council candidates’ forum staged by The South Eastern Times at the Millicent War Memorial Civic and Arts Centre on Tuesday night. Looking on were Deb Agnew and Moira Neagle.

A TANTANOOLA farmer, who was hit with a 23.9pc rate increase this year, has asked Wattle Range Council candidates if they faced similar bills, would they consider it fair?

Peter Altschwager was one of about 50 residents from across the region who gathered at the Millicent Civic and Arts Centre on Tuesday night to have their say about local issues of importance at the WRC candidates forum, which was hosted by The South Eastern Times.

To kick off the event, council and mayoral candidates were given three minutes to introduce themselves and discuss their vision for the region.

Wattle Range residents then had


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