City of Karratha

Differential rates

Proposed differential rates for the financial year ending 30 June 2021.

In accordance with Section 6.36 of the Local Government Act 1995, the City of Karratha is required to publish its proposed differential rates.

The purpose of the levying of rates is to meet Council’s budget requirements in each financial year in order to deliver services and community infrastructure.

NOTICE OF PROPOSED DIFFERENTIAL RATES

Council at its Special meeting held on 30 March 2020 resolved to commit to a 0% increase in rates for the 2020/21 financial year. This was one of a range of business support initiatives to assist local businesses in crisis due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The proposed differential and minimum rates for the 2020/21 financial year are as follows:

Differential Rates Categories 2020/21          

Rate in the DollarMinimum Payment
Gross Rental Value (GRV)  
Residential0.117479$1549
Commercial/Industrial0.100770$1549
Airport/Strategic Industry0.156459$1549
Transient Workforce Accommodation/Workforce Accommodation0.387400$1549
Unimproved Value (UV)  
Pastoral0.103638$325
Mining/Other0.132900$325
Strategic Industry0.184880$325

Council also resolved to allow additional time for most ratepayers to pay rates in 2020/21.