Councillor Don Palmer Providing Local Leadership & Working for You

Budget lifted 0.15% to cover Waste to Landfill Levy

Budget lifted 0.15% to cover the Waste to Landfill Levy was the decision last night by Council. A unanimous decision made after much reasoned and considered debate last night. Deputy Mayor Peter Hughes presented Council with an alternative budget position at our...

Valuer General to cause stress to rate payers in Unley

Many City of Unley rate payers will be distressed when they receive their first rates notice for 2019-20.   Not I must say because of anything Council has or has not done. Their grief will be due to changes to the way their properties are valued by the Valuer...

Externally imposed Rate Capping is Dead

Labor warned us a day ago. They confirmed today that they would join the cross benches and vote the Government’s bill down. Externally imposed rate capping is dead as a result.   So up go the headlines. Rate capping Dead. No, externally imposed rate capping is...

See Saw Margery Daw

See Saw Margery Daw Jacky shall have a new master. Jacky shall earn but a penny a day. The seesaw is one of the oldest ‘rides’ for children, easily constructed from logs of different sizes. The words of “See Saw Margery Daw” reflect children...