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WA household fees and charges to rise as surplus tops $2 billion, but public transport fares frozen – ABC News

Premier Mark McGowan says householders will pay nearly $100 more next financial year in fees and charges, despite WA being the only state in Australia in surplus….



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Annual household fees and charges in WA are set to rise by $99 per average household in the 2021-22 financial year, or about 30-cents per day.
Key points:

  • Mr McGowan says the fee hike is “modest”
  • WA is the only state or territory to record a surplus
  • Public transport fees will be frozen and some will pay less

Premier Mark McGowan, who took on the role of Treasurer following the March election, said the increase of just over 1.5 per cent was a ‘modest and reasonable’ rise.
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