Payment Options and Due Dates

You can choose to either pay your rates in full on or before 15 February or you can pay by instalments throughout the year.

The instalment dates are as follows;

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

The instalment dates stay the same each year. If you would like to pay by instalments, you must pay the first instalment by 30 September. If the 1st instalment is not paid by this date, anything after this date and our system will assume that you will be paying your rates in full on 15 February. 

Contact our rates team on 1300 367 700 for assistance.

Please note: Payment received after the due dates will incur interest at 9.5%.

Payment Options


You can have your participating bank or credit union make this payment directly from your account. Rates Billpay Code is 6072.

You can also pay online via Pay paper bills website

Direct Debit

Contact us and complete the Direct Debit Request Form(DOC, 186KB). You must read and understand the Direct Debit Agreement. Please note: 10 working days notice is required for processing.

In Person

Payments can be made at any Post Office during normal business hours by the due dates OR by attending a Council service centre between 8.30am and  5.15pm Monday to Friday.  Payment can be made by cash, cheque, EFTPOS or credit card


Payment by telephone 24 hours a day by calling 13 18 16. Have the relevant details ready for credit card or debit account from any bank, building society or credit union.  Rates Billpay Code is 0359.


Mail your cheque to Latrobe City Council PO Box 264 Morwell 3840


Credit Card or debit account from any bank, building society or credit union accepted.  Rates Billpay Code is 0359

Pay Rates now via Post Billpay


Use Centrepay to arrange regular deductions from your Centrelink payment.  Call Centrelink to request a Centrepay deductions form. Centrepay reference: 555 070 553H

Can I have an extension to pay my rates?

If you are experiencing difficulty paying your rates by the due date, please contact the Property and Rates Team on 1300 367 700 to discuss alternate arrangements. Keeping the Property and Rates Team informed of your circumstances may help to avoid legal action. However, if your rates are not paid by the due dates interest will still accrue on all outstanding balances after the due dates. 

Direct Debit

Please read the Direct Debit Terms and Conditions before completing the (DOC, 186KB)Direct Debit Request Form(DOC, 186KB).  Once you have read and understood the terms and conditions complete the form to request a direct debit to be arranged.

Cancelling a Direct Debit

Complete the Direct Debit Cancellation Form. Please be aware processing of your cancellation may take up to 10 working days from the date of receipt of this request by the Property & Rates Department. Refer to the Direct Debit Terms and Conditions.

Have your details changed?

Please complete the Change of Details Form.

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