Parliamentary News

August 1, 2019

1 August 2019

The Hon. J.A. DARLEY (15:17): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking the Treasurer questions about land tax.

Leave granted.

The Hon. J.A. DARLEY: The Valuer-General is currently undertaking a revaluation initiative of all properties in the s...

July 24, 2019

The Hon. J.A. DARLEY (16:49): I rise to speak on the Local Government (Rate Oversight) Amendment Bill. This bill was introduced by the government as part of their election promise to cap council rates. I want to put on the record that I am supportive of capping council...

July 4, 2019

18 June 2019 

The Hon. J.A. DARLEY (14:51): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking the Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, representing the Minister for Transport, Infrastructure and Local Government, questions regarding the Burnside council.


April 21, 2019

Each Council has an Annual Business Plan that outlines how much money Council will need to spend on services and projects in the forthcoming financial year.

We encourage you to be involved in the planning process! It’s your only opportunity to have your say about how Co...

March 6, 2019

Radio Broadcast

Sam Telfer, President, LGA   (5AA 9.41-9.46)   Cost of recycling waste on local councils

(Byner: None of us want to see our council rates go up … I don’t know the councils do either … there’s been a lot of extra costs to process recycling b...

February 27, 2019

Radio Broadcast

John Darley, Advance SA MLC   (5AA 10.17-10.19)   Local Government reform

(Byner: John Darley, if you were modelling a reform of Local Government ... what would you do?)

Well I’ve just jotted down quickly five points.  First of all councils...

November 16, 2018

Radio Broadcast 

John Darley, Advance SA MLC   (5AA 10.06-10.16)   Councils using property values to determine rates

(Byner: … we have a very feudal assumption that is governing your Council rates and that is that the value of your house or property is com...

November 14, 2018

The Hon. J.A. DARLEY (17:10): I rise today to speak on the Local Government (Ratepayer Protection and Related Measures) Amendment Bill. At the election the government undertook to introduce rate capping for council rates. This was done earlier this year; however, the o...

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