Zero rate increase for Onkaparinga ratepayers in 2020-21

Published on 08 July 2020

A suburban residential street in the City of Onkaparinga, surrounded by trees.

Most Onkaparinga ratepayers will see no increase in their rates in 2020-21, with council adopting a zero rate rise at its special council meeting last night.

City of Onkaparinga Mayor Erin Thompson said council identified $5.6 million in savings to deliver a budget to help ease the financial strain on ratepayers amid COVID-19.

“The pandemic has affected so many in our communities, so council strived for a budget that will provide relief to households while stimulating the economy and delivering essential services,” she said.

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