Council Rates

Ratepayers electing to pay their rates by instalments must make payments on or before the dates shown on their rates notice. Any payments not received by the dates indicated will be liable to interest charges and possible recovery actions if not paid. (Note: Reminder notices will be issued).

Payments for rate and water accounts can be made by using one of the following methods:

Direct Debits

Ratepayers can elect to pay your rates and water accounts from their nominated bank accounts by Direct Debit. Direct Debits can be arranged by contacting Council’s Customer Service & Payments Centre on 02 6889 9999 or by downloading and completing the Direct Debit Request form on Council’s website

Completed application forms can be faxed (02 6889 9998) or emailed to Council ( Before completing the Direct Debit application form please read the Direct Debit Request Service Agreement (Terms & Conditions).

Sign up to eNotices

Ratepayers wishing to receive their notices by email can now register for eNotices. This service allows ratepayers to view, pay and download their rate and water notices. To register for this service please go to

Due Dates

We advise the following account periods for the Financial Year:

Installment Date Due
Installment 1 31 August
Installment 2 30 November
Installment 3 28 February
Installment 4 31 May