Proposed Differential Rates and Minimum Payments for 2020/21

Published on Tuesday, 19 May 2020 at 8:19:56 AM

At the Ordinary Council Meeting on 24 March 2020, Council endorsed the following proposed differential rates and minimum payments for advertising. In accordance with Section 6.36 of the Local Government Act 1995 the Shire of Wyndham East Kimberley hereby gives notice of its intention to impose the following differential rates and minimum payments on rateable property for 2020/21:

Differential Rate Category

General Rate in the Dollar

Minimum Payment

GRV Residential



GRV Other Vacant



GRV Commercial



GRV Industrial



GRV Rural Residential



UV Rural Residential



UV Pastoral



UV Commercial / Industrial



UV Agriculture



UV Horticulture



UV Mining



UV Mining - Exploration and Prospecting



UV Other




The rates in the dollar shown above are estimates and may change as part of the Council’s deliberations of any submissions received or changes to property valuations. All normal statutory entitlements in relation to rates for pensioner and other concession holders will apply.

The Strategic Rating Policy which is used to determine the GRV (Gross Rental Value) and UV (Unimproved Value) differential rates and minimum payments uses the following principles:

  1. Equity
  2. Incentive
  3. Administrative Efficiency
  4. Compliance
  5. Sustainability

A statement of objects of, and reasons for, the proposed differential rates and minimum payments form part of the Strategic Rating Policy, which can be viewed here. 

Written submissions are invited from electors and ratepayers with respect to the proposed differential rates and minimum payments. The submissions must be addressed to the Chief Executive Officer, Shire of Wyndham East Kimberley, and either posted to PO Box 614, Kununurra WA 6743 or emailed to All submissions must be received by 4.00 pm on Friday, 5 June 2020 to be considered.

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