January 24, 2019

Radio Broadcast 

John Darley, Advance SA MLC   (5AA 9.10-9.20)   Proposal to change the method of calculating sewerage and water rates

(Byner: ESCOSA capped the amount of revenue SA Water can raise through bills each year based on the value of an asset bas...

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...

October 23, 2018

Radio Broadcast 

John Darley, Advance SA MLC   (5AA 11.20-11.27)   Possible changes to the Local Government Act / Property valuations / Valuer-General correcting relativity of valuations

(Byner: Now, we know that the rate capping legislation has been knock...

October 17, 2018

On the 17th of October, John introduced the Valuation of Land (Separate Valuations) Amendment Bill.

Please see his second reading speech below.

The Hon. J.A. DARLEY (17:31): I move: This bill is almost identical to a bill of the same name that I introduced last year to a...

September 6, 2018

The Hon. J.A. DARLEY (15:34): I rise in support of this bill. The bill will increase the payroll tax threshold from $600,000 to $1.5 million, with businesses with wages between $1.5 million and $1.7 million benefiting from a reduced rate. It is expected that payroll ta...

June 1, 2018

Rates and taxes may increase due to government sale of Land Services Group

Advance SA MLC John Darley is calling on the government to release information relating to the sale of the Land Services Group.

In late 2017, the former Treasurer privatised the government’s Land...

February 12, 2018

With the Government’s announcement of an upgrade to the Paradise interchange’s park ‘n’ ride facilities, John Darley MLC is calling for the government to rule out reintroducing the controversial car park tax to pay for it.

In December 2012 the Government announced the i...

January 22, 2018

Radio Broadcast

John Darley, MLC, Advance SA   (5AA 9.11-9.24)   South Australia’s property valuations system: land tax

[Robin Hood theme music](Byner: Well there’s a reason I’m playing that … there’s been a rigorous discussion … about changing the valuati...