Rates Rebates and Remissions

This page describes the Rates Rebates Scheme and the Rates Remissions Policy ratepayers may qualify for.

Rates Rebate Scheme 

The Department of Internal Affairs (DIA) manages a rates rebate scheme under the Rates Rebates Act 1973, and Council administers the scheme on behalf of the DIA.  The scheme provides a subsidy to low income homeowners on the cost of their rates.

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Rates Remissions

The Council foregoes payment for all or part of rates in certain circumstances as defined in the Remissions and Postponement of Rates Policy.  All applications must be in writing.

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