Chapter 10 of the Local Government Act 1999 (Rates & Charges), includes use of the Cash Advance Debenture Rate. The LGA has been advised by the Local Government Finance Authority (LGFA) that the Cash Advance Debenture Rate as at 1 July 2016 is 4.00%.
The South Australian Government Gazette of 23 June 2016 sets out new levels of fees and charges for 2016-17 which come into effect on 1 July 2016. Through continued lobbying, the LGA has arranged with the State Government for these fees to be indexed.
Important information from the LGA regarding the recent announcement of the proposed Cost of Living Concession (CLC) to replace the concession formerly available on Council rates to pensioners, low income earners and self-funded retirees holding a Commonwealth Seniors Health Card.