Apply for farm land rates

If your property is used for farming, you can apply to get your property classified as farm land for rates. This will reduce the amount you pay.

To get the farm land rate, your property must be:

  • more than two (2) hectares
  • used as a primary production business with significant and substantial commercial purpose or character which seeks to make a profit on a continuous or repetitive basis.

Your property must also be used primarily for:

  • grazing (including agistment)
  • pig farming
  • fish farming
  • bee-keeping
  • horticulture
  • dairying
  • poultry farming
  • tree farming
  • viticulture
  • crop growing (of any kind)

How to apply


Step 1.Make sure your property is eligible

See eligibility details above

Step 2.Call our Rates and Valuations team

We will send you an application form after you call

Phone: 03 9433 3111