Councillor Don Palmer Providing Local Leadership & Working for You

Increasing Rates Diminishing Services

Increasing rates diminishing services is the catch cry of a today tonight storey on Channel 7 tonight. A damming story aired tonight on the popular Channel 7 program about Council rates rising but services provided reducing. Two councils, Salisbury and Charles Sturt,...

Manufacturing Rate Capping

In the background of the Liberal Party rate capping threat we see councils announcing low rate increases this year. The City of Adelaide leading the way with a nil increase in rates. Is the industry now guilty of manufacturing rate capping. Unley too is looking at a...

Is Rate Capping Sustainable

With the Liberal State Opposition declaring they intend to keep Council Rate Capping on the Agenda for next State Election I wonder what is their approach to ensuring Councils remain sustainable?   In this my second blog post on the question of rate capping I ask...