8.8 Million provided through the Environmental Levy
The Logan City Council has released figures from its annual report on the Environmental levy for 2018/2019. The environmental levy is collect through rate payments and was first introduced in 1991. Over 8.8 million dollars was contributed to environmental projects and services for 2018/2019.
The environmental Levy is part of the Councils commitment to protect the environment throughout Logan. Some of Logan’s environmental considerations are the bushland, waterways, plants and animals. Logan has a vast amount of environmentally significant areas including 415 parks and natural areas covering 5200 hectares.
Here are some of the projects which the Environmental Levy supported:
- Bushland maintenance and BushCare – 3.27 million
- Conservation and environmental programs and events – 1 million
- Environmental park enhancement – $850,000
- Aquatic and environmental weed control – $384,650
Logan City Council also supports the Logan Animal Ambulance and throughout 2018/2019 they made 3067 rescues and 26% were rehabilitated and released back into the environment.
To read the full annual report on the Environmental levy head over to https://www.logan.qld.gov.au