Pay my Rates

Pay my Rates

Payment dates

Council offers payment of rates by quarterly instalments. Payments by direct debit are also available.

Due dates for instalments are:

First instalment 30 September 2015
Second instalment 30 November 2015
Third instalment 29 February 2016
Fourth instalment 31 May 2016

Separate rate notices are issued for second, third and fourth instalments.

Accounts not paid by their due date will have interest penalty charges applied and reminder notices sent.

Accounts that remain unpaid are subject to final notices and debt collection.

Council also offers a 1% discount on current rates and charges if paid in full by 30 September 2015.

Payment of animal registration renewals is 10 April 2016.

Payment options

In person At our Swan Hill or Robinvale offices.
Payment can be made by cash, cheque, money order or EFTPOS.
By mail Forward your rates notice with a cheque or money order payable to
“Swan Hill Rural City Council” to: PO Box 488, Swan Hill VIC 3585.
Late payment will be subject to interest penalties regardless of the date of posting.
At Australia Post
Present your rates notice intact.
Payment can be made by cash, cheque, money order or EFTPOS.
Online or by phone Pay online at or phone 13 18 16.
Visa or MasterCard accepted.
By Bpay Using your telephone or internet banking.  The biller code and reference number are on your rates notice.
Visit for more information.
Visit for information on sending your bills and statements directly to your online bank.
Centrepay Use Centerpay to arrange regular deductions for your Centerlink payment.
A Centrepay form must be completed and returned to Council.
Direct Debit Direct payment from your bank account or credit card.  Payments can be made quarterly, monthly or fortnightly.
Complete Direct Debit Request form and return it to Council.