Fees, Rates & Charges

Below is Council's Fees and Charges document for the current financial year. This document covers all associated fees of council from development applications to waste charges to library fees.




Council rates are levied at the beginning of each financial year.

Details of all payment options can be found on you rate or instalment notice.

Council provides ratepayers with the option of either paying rates in full, by the first instalment date, or paying by instalments. If you choose to pay on the instalment program, ie a payment each quarter, the rate instalment schedule is listed below. Reminder notices are sent out one month prior to the due date. 

  • 1st Instalment Due 31st August
  • 2nd Instalment Due 30th November
  • 3rd Instalment Due 28th February
  • 4th Instalment Due 31st May

Late payments do incur interest on a daily basis, which if not included in the next instalment will carry over to the next instalment & appears as arrears.

If you require information or if having difficulties making your rates payments, please contact our Rates Officer at the Moulamein Office on 03 5887 5007.

Council does have a Hardship Policy and payment arrangements can be organised.