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You may be eligible for State grants, rebates, concessions and exemptions, relating to:
Use the Online Form to claim a Principal Place of Residence, apply retrospectively for a Shack Land classification for the 2010-2011 financial year or reclassify property previously claimed as a Principal Place of Residence or for Primary Production.
To have your land classified as Primary Production Land, complete the PPL Application .
Pensioner Rates Remission
Holders of a Pensioner Concession Card (PCC), Health Care Card (HCC) or Department of Veterans’ Affairs ‘Gold Card’ (endorsed with TPI or War Widow) may be eligible for a remission of council rates for their principal place of residence.
The rates remission is the lesser of 30% of your rates or the prescribed maximum amount.
The prescribed amounts for 2011/12 are $270 if you are a Water and Sewerage Corporation client or $397 if you are not a Water and Sewerage Corporation client.
For 2012/13 the prescribed amounts will increase to $275 if you are a Water and Sewerage Corporation client or $406 if you are not a Water and Sewerage Corporation client.
You should apply in person at your Local Council before 31 March of the financial year. For more information contact your local council .