Interest is charged on all overdue rates and charges six monthly in arrears (i.e. at the end of the previous half-year in which same became due and payable) at the rate of 8% per annum, calculated and charged half yearly, generally in December and June.

Rates and Charges Hardship Concession

Council has recently adopted a 2.65 Rates and Charges Hardship Concession Policy that provides assistance to eligible ratepayers in respect to interest charges only.

Should you require further information or wish to apply, please contact the Rates Collection Team on 07 4688 6879 or email