Rates


Rates Info and Budget Overview

For detailed information on rates, interest on overdue rates, the Emergency Services Levy, concessions on rates, budget outcomes and capital works expenditure, click here to see the 2016/2017 Rates Information and Budget Overview.


Due Dates

Due DatesRates are raised annually at the beginning of August.

For the 2017/18 rates payments the due dates are as follows:

  • 15th September 2017- payment in full or first instalment
  • 17th November 2017- second instalment
  • 19th January 2018 - third instalment
  • 23rd March 2018 - fourth and final instalment

To change the postal address for your rates notices, you can either use the reverse of the payment slip at the bottom of your notice, or send us written notice on a plain piece of paper or via e-mail. Please include your name, new postal address, assessment number(s) and date. 


Payment options

Payment can be made by cheque, credit card or direct deposit, in person, over the phone or by mail.

Always quote your assessment number, so we can allocate your payment correctly.


 Requests for info about owners, occupiers, electors and ratepayers

Regulation 29B of the Local Government Regulations places restrictions on the availability of details to the public, regarding owners, occupiers, electors or ratepayers.

The regulation states that a person seeking such details is required to complete a statutory declaration, stating that the information will not be used for commercial purposes.

Click here to download the appropriate statutory declaration.

Only original, completed and witnessed statutory declarations will be accepted. They can be submitted in person to the Shire Office during business hours, or posted to our mailing address (see Contact Us).

Please ensure you include the correct payment with your application. The "Fees & Charges" quick-link to the left of this page will allow you to calculate the exact cost.