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Council rates capping, inflation and state government’s role

The state government is currently legislating to cap council rate increases. The initiative arises from concerns regarding general rates rises and cost of living issues. In this post we examine how council rates have changed over time, take a closer look at the proposed legislative changes, and consider how reasonable they are.
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Report on the Impact of Mining and Resource Development

The SA Centre for Economic Studies was commissioned by the Local Government Associaton of South Australia to consider the implications for local government associated with future mining developments on the Eyre Peninsula. The principle objective of the report was to provide information to councils to “help them determine future population patterns” and settlement patterns and […]

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