You may be eligible for a Council rate concession if you:
- are a pensioner and have a current Pensioner Concession Card or Department of Veterans' Affairs (DVA) Gold Crad (TPI, EDA, WW); or
- hold a current State Seniors Card; or
- are a low income wage earner who meets the DCSI low income threshold.
Apply through the Department for Communities and Social Inclusion (DCSI) Concessions Hotline on 1800 307 758 or at www.sa.gov.au/concessions using the online form.
Persons experiencing hardship may seek assistance from Council. Contact Council's Rates Officer on 08 86802 0002 or email email@example.com.
Certain persons and/or organisations may be eligible for a rebate, eg community groups, health and education organisations, etc. Contact Council's Rates Officer for more information.
Postponement of Rates - Seniors
Ratepayers who hold a State Seniors Card (or who are eligible to hold a State Seniors Card and have applied for one) are able to apply to Council to postpose payment of rates on their principal place of residence. Postponed rates remain as a charge on the land and are not required to be repaid until the property is disposed of or sold. Application forms and further information is available here or by contacting the Council office on 08 8680 2002 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.