SHADOW Local Government Minister Tony Piccolo has called on the State Government to drop its rate capping policy and support the Labor opposition’s alternative “ratepayer protection” legislation, after it passed through the Upper House last week.
GAWLER Council would have to publicly disclose any significant project cost blow-outs in the future under proposed new legislation introduced to state parliament last week by the Labor Opposition.
LIGHT Regional Council will consider offering its support for the concept of a modified rate capping scenario, after considering the ‘Rate Capping, Local Government (Rate Oversight) Amendment Bill 2018’ earlier last week.
PLAYFORD Council found itself at the centre of a parliamentary debate over the Marshall Liberal Government’s proposed council rate capping legislation last week.
LOCAL Government Minister Stephan Knoll has reiterated the government’s commitment not to shift “further costs” onto councils, despite criticism from Gawler Mayor Karen Redman about the tactic.
THE state’s peak local government representative body has launched its official 2018 state election platform, doubling down on its opposition to the Liberal Party’s rate capping policy.
ADELAIDE Plains Council has back-flipped on its controversial decision to cap its rates, just one month after voting to align future rate rises with the Consumer Price Index (CPI).
ADELAIDE Plains Council has made the controversial decision to cap its rates, just weeks after the local government sector launched a campaign opposing rate capping.