Rates are a general purpose levy, which contribute to more than 120 services
plus essential infrastructure such as roads, footpaths, parks, gardens, libraries and sports facilities.
Choose from full payment, by instalment, direct debit options and more.
More about additional charges like municiple rates, recycling and rubbish collection and the fire services levy.
We use Capital Improved Value (CIV) for the calculation of rates, which is determined by independent valuers.
Ratepayers are legally required to advise us of any changes in ownership and mailing address.
Rates assistance and hardships
There are a number of different arrangements for rate payment depending on your personal situation.
What services do my rates pay for?
Our budget explains how your rates are spent.