To qualify as an eligible pensioner, you must own and live in the rateable property in Sutherland Shire and hold either a:
- Pension Concession Card,
- Veterans Affairs TPI or EDA Card, or
- Veterans Affairs Gold Card and receive income supplement support.
To find out further information visit our Pension concessions webpage.
Eligible aged pensioners may apply for to defer the payment of their rates - PDF - 116 KB for the balance of their account to be paid when the property is sold, passed to estate or on termination of a pension concession card.
The land value of your property is determined by the NSW Valuer General every 3 years. We are obliged by law to apply the latest land valuations.
A person has the opportunity to object to their land valuation within 60 days after receiving the Notice of Valuation, either online to the Valuer General online form or by phone 1800 110 038 to request an objection form.
While your objection is being reviewed, you are required to continue to pay your rates. If your objection is successful, the NSW Valuer General will adjust the value of your land.