Rating periods & due dates

Due dates for rates

Rates are paid every year and can be paid in full or by quarterly instalments. If you are paying in full, your rates are due on or before 31 August each financial year.

The payment dates for quarterly instalments are:

  • 1st  Instalment – 31 August
  • 2nd Instalment – 30 November
  • 3rd Instalment – 28 February
  • 4th Instalment – 31 May

Late payments and interest charges

If your quarterly payment is not paid in full by the due date, interest will be charged on the amount owing. The interest rate is set annually by the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART). The interest rate charged is shown on the front of your annual rates notice.