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Are you an owner occupier?
Council is seeking information from the owners of residential properties, which is their principal place of residence and is also single residential use, within the Whitsunday area, in order to categorise properties correctly for the benefit of a lower differential general rate. Eligible parties are asked to complete the form and return it to the Council by the due date of the next rate notice.
If you are already receiving the owner occupier benefit, you do not need to reapply.
Pensioner Remission on Rates
Persons in receipt of a pension, who qualify in accordance with Council’s Policy and/or the State Government’s Pensioner Rate Subsidy Scheme, are hereby requested to make application for the second half of the 2019/2020 year.
Pensioners who received the maximum benefits in the 2018/2019 year and whose situation has not altered need not submit a written application. Confirmation of your eligibility will be sought from the Department of Communities and Department of Veteran Affairs.
Application forms relating to the above rates concessions are available from Council’s Customer Service Centres or Council’s website www.whitsundayrc.qld.gov.au.
For further information please contact Council’s Rates Section on (07) 4761 3631 or (07) 4945 0211.