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Getting a rates rebate

Ratepayers can apply for a rebate on their rates bill for the current rating year from 1 July to 30 June. You must return your application to the council by 30 June. Eligibility criteria apply.

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What is a rates rebate

A rates rebate is a partial rebate for eligible, low-income ratepayers who pay rates on their home to the council. Find out if you are eligible to apply for the current rating year.

Rates rebate calculator

Use the calculator to work out what you might get as a rates rebate.

Apply for a rates rebate: application forms

Once you receive your rates bill, you can apply for a rebate for the current rating year period 1 July to 30 June. You must return your application to the council by 30 June.

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