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, /Profiles/williams/Assets/ClientData/Documents/Rates_Info___Budget_Overview_18-19.pdf


Due Dates

Due DatesRates are raised annually at the end of July.

For the 2018/19 rates payments the due dates are as follows:

  • 31st August 2018 - payment in full or first instalment
  • 2nd November 2018 - second quarterly instalment
  • 11th January 2019 - third quarterly instalment
  • 15th March 2019 - fourth and final quarterly 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

Our bank details are listed on your rates notices for direct deposits. Payment can also be made by cash, cheque or credit card, either in person, over the phone or by mail. 

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


 Requests for info about owners, occupiers, electors and ratepayers

Regulation 29B of the Local Government (Administration) Regulations 1996 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.