Rates are levied by councils on homes and businesses. They provide income for essential services and infrastructure. Rates are exempt from the Goods and Services Tax (GST). Rates can be paid either in full or quarterly.
Paying in full, your rates are due by 31 August each year.
Paying in quarterly instalments, rates are due:
- 1st instalment: 31 August
- 2nd instalment: 30 November
- 3rd instalment: 28 February
- 4th instalment: 31 May
If you have a general enquiry about rates, you can submit it online using Council's customer request management system.
Rates general enquiry