About the landscape levy
What is the landscape levy?
The landscape levy is paid by people who live in the region to help fund the work needed to protect and enhance the environment and encourage sustainable use of the region’s landscape.
What is the landscape levy used for?
The landscape levy helps fund the delivery of the Murraylands and Riverland Landscape Plan, which sets out the priorities for the region. The landscape levy also enables significant state and federal funding to be attracted into the region.
Who pays the landscape levy?
The landscape levy is paid by people who live in the region. Everyone who lives and works in the region has an impact on the environment. We all share a responsibility to take care of our land, water, native animals and plants and ecosystems. The landscape levy is charged annually.
How is the landscape levy calculated and collected?
The landscape levy rate is determined by the landscape board on an annual basis and is applied as a percentage of the rateable land value. The landscape levy appears as an item on the rates notice of landholders and business owners.
Councils within the Murraylands and Riverland region collect the landscape levy and then pass this funding over to the Murraylands and Riverland Landscape Board to be invested in line with the landscape plan.
Murraylands and Riverland Landscape Board
Unit 5-6, Level 1 Sturt Centre, 2 Sturt Reserve Road, Murray Bridge SA 5253
08 8532 9100