‘Jaw-dropping’ levy rise slammed

MEMBER for MacKillop Nick McBride has unleashed a scathing attack on the former Labor administration for its “massive” and “galling” levy increase for regional South Australians.

The war of words erupted after Shadow Treasurer Stephen Mullighan accused the Liberal Part of skewing cuts towards metropolitan residents.

The State Government will spend $360m over four years to reduce the property-based Emergency Services Levy, which it says will save the average Adelaide household $145 each year.

Shadow Treasurer Stephen Mullighan said the Liberals’ regional constituents were set to receive substantially less than the purported figure due to lower median house values


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