City of Onkaparinga continues record of low rate increases in 2021–22

Published on 02 July 2021

The front cover of the Budget 2021-22 featuring a bearded man walking along a path with his two children.

Following a zero percent rate rise last year, the City of Onkaparinga has adopted one of South Australia’s lowest council rate increases for 2021–22, to ease the strain on residents, deliver essential services and infrastructure, and over time, reduce debt.

Council adopted a CPI rate revenue increase (1.2 per cent), plus revenue from new properties (growth), as part of its Annual Business Plan and Budget 2021–22 at Tuesday night’s Special Council meeting, with Mayor Erin Thompson calling it “a plan for our residents and the city’s future”

“I’m proud that our 2021–22 Annual Business Plan and Budget is the first step in implementing our Long Term Financial Plan (LTFP), which guides decision-making to achieve long term financial sustainability,” she said.

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