Rates & Certificate Fees

The Government has established rates for the fixed property component of the Emergency Services Levy and in order to implement these rates, the necessary regulations under the Emergency Services Funding Act 1998 have been brought into force.

Calculation of Emergency Services Levy


Levy Components 2019-20

Fixed Charge

Category Fixed Charge Effective Fixed Charge
All properties in Regional Area 3 $50 $0
Special Community Use $50 $20
All other land use categories and areas $50 $50

Area Factor

Emergency Services Area Area Factor Effective Area Factor
Regional Area 1 (R1) 0.8 0.8
Regional Area 2 (R2) 0.5 0.5
Regional Area 3 (R3) 0.2 0.1
Regional Area 4 (R4) 1.0 1.0

Land Use Factor

Land Use Category Land Use Factor Effective Land Use Factor
Commercial (CO) 1.044 1.044
Industrial (IN) 1.815 1.815
Other (OT) 0.50 0.50
Residential (RE) 0.40 0.40
Rural (RU) 0.30 0.30
Special Community Use (CU) 0.50 0.10
Vacant (VA) 0.30 0.30

Levy Rate

Land Use Category

Prescribed Levy Rate All Areas

Effective Levy Rate

Concession*
Effective Levy Rate
  R1, R2 & R3R4All Areas
Commercial (CO) 0.001267 0.0011450.001145Not Applicable
Industrial (IN) 0.001267 0.001145 0.001145Not Applicable
Other (OT) 0.001267 0.0007700.000770Not Applicable
Residential (RE) 0.001267 0.0004180.0004180.000260
Rural (RU) 0.001267 0.0006830.000770Not Applicable
Special Community Use (CU) 0.001267 0.0008580.000858Not Applicable
Vacant (VA) 0.001267 0.0006830.000770Not Applicable

* for eligible pensioners and concession card holders

View Previous Years

Pensioner Concession

Financial YearConcession
2019-20$46.00
2018-19$46.00
2017-18 $46.00
2016-17 $46.00
2015-16 $46.00
2014-15 $46.00
2013-14 $46.00
2012-13 $46.00
2011-12 $44.00
2010-11 $42.00

Certificate Fees

Financial Year Certificate Fee
2019-20$16.60
2018-19$15.80
2017-18 $15.50
2016-17 $15.20
2015-16 $14.90
2014-15 $14.50
2013-14 $14.10
2012-13 $13.70
2011-12 $13.30
2010-11 $12.90