Rocky councillors spent $81,000

COUNCILLORS ran-up expenses of $81,000 during the last financial year according to information released by Rockhampton Regional Council.

Every councillor incurred additional costs during their duties – but there were big differences in the amounts paid to individuals, the figures reveal.

Mayor Brad Carter’s expenses were nearly $17,000, while at the other end of the scale Cr Stephen Schwarten received just $1547.

Read tomorrow's Morning Bulletin for a breakdown on what each councillor spent.



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