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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2018 Week 03 Hansard (Thursday, 22 March 2018) . . Page.. 1111 ..


(2) For each financial year from 2011-12 to date, what is the number of (a) rateable units, (b) rateable houses, (c) non-rateable units, (d) non-rateable houses and (c) commercial properties.

(3) For each financial year since 2011-12 to date and across the forward estimates, what was the total average unimproved value for (a) units, (b) houses and (c) commercial properties.

Mr Barr: The answer to the member’s question is as follows:

(1) With regard to general rates, revenue is set in aggregate taking into account expected growth in overall population.

(a) Rating factors, number and value of properties by threshold are adjusted to achieve the required revenue outcome.

(b) The Government does not forecast growth in rateable properties in determining general rates.

(c) See response to (1)(b).

(2)

(a) See Table 1.

(b) See Table 1.

(c) Data on non-rateable units is not readily available for these periods.

(d) Data on non-rateable houses is not readily available for these periods.

(e) See Table 1.

(3) See Table 2. No values are provided beyond 2017-18 as the Government does not forecast growth in rateable properties in determining general rates.

Table 1: Number of rateable properties from 2011-12 to 2017-18

2011-12

2012-13

2013-14

2014-15

2015-16

2016-17

2017-18

Residential Units

32,430

34,083

36,329

38,906

41,164

44,035

45,796

Houses

104,383

106,574

108,356

109,679

110,499

110,417

111,452

Commercial

5,697

5,731

5,784

5,997

6,018

6,033

6,053

Note: Figures are estimates based on properties in the general rates database and may differ to actual outcomes.

Table 2: Total average unimproved value from 2011-12 to 2017-18 ($m)

2011-12

2012-13

2013-14

2014-15

2015-16

2016-17

2017-18

Residential Units

3,997

4,463

4,903

5,119

5,333

5,543

5,728

Houses

34,285

37,347

39,049

39,605

40,271

41,040

42,987

Commercial

3,770

3,682

3,377

3,335

3,394

3,522

3,540

Note: Figures are estimates based on properties in the general rates database and may differ to actual outcomes.

Average unimproved value for units for all years is as defined in the Rates Act 2004 (R29, 1 September 2016).


Housing—rates(Question No 1017)

Mr Coe asked the Treasurer, upon notice, on 23 February 2018:

(1) What are the number of residential unit dwellings, in each financial year from 2011-12 to date and across the each year of the forward estimates, where the residential


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