Rates

The 2017-2018 Annual Rates and Valuation notices are issued in August 2017. They cover 1 July to 30 June

Payment dates

Rates are paid in four instalments

30 September
30 November
28 February
31 May

You can also pay a combination of instalments as long as the minimum quarterly amount is paid by the due date.  

Pay your rates

Rates enquiries

Ph 9433 3285
Fax 9433 3777
PO Box 476, Greensborough 3088
rates@nillumbik.vic.gov.au

Change of mailing address

The property owner must notify Nillumbik Shire Council. Notify us online or complete the change of address request form below and mail or send an email to rates@nillumbik.vic.gov.au 

Change of ownership

Notification of change of ownership is the responsibility of the Purchaser. A Notice of Acquisition must be lodged within one month of acquiring the property. Failure to give this notification carries a penalty as prescribed by the Local Government Act 1989.

Copy of rates notice

Apply for a copy of your rates notice

Overdue rates

If you have overdue rates you can apply to make a payment arrangement with Council. To apply complete the Payment Arrangement Request form(PDF, 120KB)

Interest charges

In accordance with the Local Government Act 1989 interest is charged on overdue rates and charges. Interest on instalments are charged back to the due date of that instalment. The penalty interest rate for the 2017/2018 as set by the Attorney General under the Penalty Interest Act 1983 is 10% p.a. Interest continues to be charged on overdue rates and charges until all arrears together with interest are paid in full

Financial Hardship Policy

See the Financial Hardship policy(PDF, 495KB)

Concessions on rates on the principal place of residence

For holders of:

  • Centrelink - Pensioner Concession Card
  • Department of Veterans Affairs - Gold Card (TPI) or Gold Card (War Widow)

Present your card at the Council office with the completed form from Related documents and an application will be made to the Department of Human Services. The amount of rebate is up to a maximum of $223.80 for the 2017/2018 rating year. Health Care Cards do not entitle ratepayers to a rate rebate