Council rate bill hike on hold after levy backflip

Kate McIlwain
May 30 2017 - 5:30pm
NSW Premier Gladys Berejilkian.  Photo: Daniel Munoz
NSW Premier Gladys Berejilkian. Photo: Daniel Munoz

A controversial new levy which would have added hundreds of dollars to some Illawarra property owners annual rates bills has been indefinitely deferred by the NSW Government.

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Kate McIlwain

Kate McIlwain


For more than a decade, I've helped the Illawarra Mercury set the news agenda across the region. Currently I'm the paper's health reporter - covering the stories of Illawarra workers and residents in the wake of a global pandemic and at a time where our health systems are stretched to the limit.

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