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Ordinary Rates

Ordinary Rates

Your Ordinary Rates consist of a Base Amount of $130 plus a variable (ad valorem) rate based on the unimproved capital value of your property.

Rates are charged yearly, and may be paid in full by 31 August or by quarterly instalments due 31 August, 30 November, 28 February and 31 May annually. Central Darling Shire Council can assist setting up payment plans to suit individual circumstances including weekly, fortnightly or monthly payments.

Payment information may be viewed by clicking here.

Valuations

Individual parcels of land are currently valued in accordance with the Valuation of Land Act, 1916. These valuations are determined by the Valuer-General's Office every three years. The latest valuations were made as at 1 July 2019 and used for rating purposes from 1 July 2020.

Land Categorisation

Councils in NSW levy ordinary rates on the basis of four categories. These categories are Farmland, Residential, Business and Mining, with the majority of properties falling in the Residential category.

Rate increases are determined by the NSW Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal. For the financial year 2020/21 Council’s total rate income increase is capped at 2.6%

WASTE

Waste management charges are also levied by NSW Councils, and Central Darling Shire Council is no different. The income from waste management charges is required to cover the cost of providing waste services including weekly pick-up, annual clean up services and access to your local tip.

Charges for Waste Management are as follows:

Domestic & Commercial Occupied Land

Wilcannia $633.00

Ivanhoe $633.00

Menindee & Environs $633.00

All Unoccupied Land $300.00

Waste Management Charge – Sunset Strip

This charge applies to all rateable lands situated within Sunset Strip and is set to recover part of the annual operating and maintenance costs and also to contribute to the cost of replacement of the Sunset Strip Disposal Depot.

Special Rate Levied  Residential               
Properties Affected  135
Rate Charge $76.00                    

Waste Management Charge – White Cliffs 

This charge applies to all rateable lands situated within White Cliffs and is set to recover part of the annual operating and maintenance costs and also to contribute to the cost of replacement of the White Cliffs Waste Depot.

Special Rate Levied

Residential

Residential

          Property Type

          Occupied

          Unoccupied

          Properties Affected

          197

          1

          Rate Charge

          $62.00

          $62.00

INTEREST - (Section 566)

Daily interest changes of 7.0% pa, will apply on amounts not paid by the due date/s.