March 2, 2020

The Hon. J.A. DARLEY: In the 2016-17 financial year, $15.45 million was allocated to the Revaluation Initiative project. One aim of this project was to address the accuracy of independent living unit records and valuations in retirement villages. I understand this comp...

March 2, 2020

The Hon. J.A. DARLEY: Following the two Ash Wednesday bushfires in 1980 and 1983, the Valuer-General immediately revalued properties in bushfire-affected areas to appropriately adjust capital values to reflect destroyed improvements. These valuations took effect immedi...

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 15, 2019

Pressure on cost of living set to increase yet again

Advance SA MLC John Darley today expressed his grave concerns about an economic double whammy due to hit South Australia.

On 18 June the Treasurer, Rob Lucas, announced sweeping changes to land tax. Directors and benef...

May 29, 2019

Property owners face increases in rates and charges 

The Valuer General today gazetted new valuations for all properties in the State. Valuations are used by councils, SA Water and Revenue SA to calculate how much property owners need to pay for council rates, sewerage...

December 6, 2018

6 November 2018

The Hon. J.A. DARLEY (15:05): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking the Treasurer a question about land tax.

Leave granted.

The Hon. J.A. DARLEY: In the budget this year it was advised that land tax relief will be provided as of 1 July 202...

December 6, 2018

Adjourned debate on motion of Hon. R.I. Lucas:

1. That, in the opinion of this council, a joint committee be appointed to inquire into and report on—

(a) valuation policies of the Valuer-General and their impact on some residents of retirement villages; and

(b) option...