Certain Matters relating to the Operations of the Office of the Valuer-General

Committee Details

Legislative Council
54th Parliament 03/05/2018 - 19/02/2022
Report tabled.

Committee Function

To inquire into and report on -
(a) The scope of operations of the Office of the Valuer-General in respect of State Government and Local Government Valuations for property taxation purposes;
(b) The scope of operations of the Valuer-General in respect of valuations for stamp duty, acquisition, disposal and other purposes required by government;
(c) The extent of compliance by the Valuer-General in respect of the Valuation of Land Act 1971 (SA);
(d) The extent of knowledge required by the Valuer-General to satisfy the legislative requirements of the various rating authorities;
(e) The standard of policy formulation and direction by the Valuer-General provided to Land Services SA to satisfy their contractual obligations with the SA Government;
(f) The relationship between the Valuer-General’s revaluation initiative of all properties in South Australia as announced in the 2016/17 state budget and the General Valuation of all properties in the state which occurs each year;
(g) The effectiveness of the decision to privatize the valuation services of the State from 2016/17 including productivity gains/losses as a result of the privatization;
(h) The efficiency in the process of objections to valuations and appeals to the South Australian Civil Administrative Tribunal; and
(i) Any other relevant matter.
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Acknowledgement of Country

The Parliament of South Australia acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the traditional owners of this country throughout Australia, and their connection to land and community. We pay our respect to them and their cultures and to the Elders both past and present.