Pay my rates

Pay my rates

Are you having difficulty paying your rates due to COVID-19?

All ratepayers can apply for special consideration due to their individual circumstances.

Payment dates

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

Due dates for instalments:
First instalment 30 September
Second instalment 30 November
Third instalment 28 February
Fourth instalment 31 May
  • The total amount outstanding can be paid at any time provided the set instalment amounts and dates are met.
  • Separate rate notices are issued for the 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.

How to pay

Online

Online

Pay your rates online

Visa or MasterCard accepted.

By phone

By phone

Call 13 18 16.
Visa or MasterCard accepted.

In person

In person

At our Swan Hill or Robinvale offices.
Payment can be made by cash, cheque, money order or EFTPOS.

By BPAY

By BPAY

Using your telephone or internet banking.  The biller code and reference number are on your rates notice.
Visit www.bpay.com.au for more information.
Visit www.bpay.com.au/bpayview for information on sending your bills and statements directly to your online bank.

At Australia Post

At Australia Post

Present your rates notice intact.
Payment can be made by cash, cheque, money order or EFTPOS.

By mail

By mail

Post your rates notice with a cheque or money order to:

Swan Hill Rural City Council
PO Box 488
Swan Hill
VIC 3585

Late payment will be subject to interest penalties regardless of the date of posting.

By Centrepay

By Centrepay

Use Centerpay to arrange regular deductions from your Centerlink payment.
A Centrepay form must be completed and returned to Council.

By direct debit

By 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.

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