Land remediation update
Now that the Pigeon Valley fire is controlled, we will be working towards remediating damage caused by the fire and equipment used to contain it. Landowners/leaseholders need to initially utilise their insurance cover. Where there is no cover or the cover is insufficient, the next alternative is to ...

Rates due dates and penalties

Find due dates for rates and water rates.
The next rates instalment is due 20 February 2019.

When are rates due?

The 2018/2019 rates instalments due dates are:

Instalment 1 Instalment 2 Instalment 3 Instalment 4
20 August 2018 20 November 2018 20 February 2019 20 May 2019

Penalties

Under Section 57 and 58 of the Local Government (Rating) Act 2002 Council prescribes a penalty of ten percent (10%) of the amount of rate instalments remaining unpaid by the due date to be added on the following dates:

Instalment 1 Instalment 2 Instalment 3 Instalment 4
21 August 2018 21 November 2018 21 February 2019 21 May 2019
  • On 9 July 2018, a further penalty of five percent (5%) will be added to rates (including previously applied penalties) that remain unpaid from previous years on 5 July 2018. 
  • On 11 January 2019, a further penalty of five percent (5%) will be aadded to any portion of previous years rates (including previously applied penalties) still remaining unpaid on 9 January 2019.

Penalties will not be charged on a rating unit where Council has agreed to a programme for payment of rate arrears or where a direct debit programme is in place and payments are being honoured.

Metered water rates due dates
Metered water rates penalties

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